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Count-abel even if not solve-abel
April 25, 2004
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
April 15, 2004
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
March 28, 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.
Struggling for sixteen
December 16, 2003
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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