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News from the world of Maths
A rare view of Venus
May 15, 2004
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
April 26, 2004
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
April 16, 2004
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
March 29, 2004
A UK government inquiry into maths education has the statistics community worried.
Untangling a magnetic mystery
March 23, 2004
A new mathematical model might explain the strange magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune.
Fashion gets physical
March 1, 2004
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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February 23, 2004
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Understanding the noise
February 12, 2004
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
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...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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