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Dancing with Einstein
July 1, 2003
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Mission to Mars
June 16, 2003
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
Is now a good time?
May 30, 2003
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.
Mind the gap
May 13, 2003
Can Dan Goldston and Cem Yalcin Yildrim repair the hole in their proof to make the biggest breakthrough in prime number theory for 80 years?
May 7, 2003
Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.
May 7, 2003
The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
Write maths and win cash!
May 1, 2003
Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.
From kaleidoscopes to soccer balls
April 30, 2003
The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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