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News from the world of Maths
How plants halt sands
November 20, 2006
A new mathematical model describes how plants can stop desertification
Building Newton's nest
November 13, 2006
Nurturing the future of observational cosmology
News from the world of maths: Mathematical moments - The mathematical Bernoullis from Basel
November 7, 2006
Better ways to cut a cake
November 6, 2006
The maths of fair division
Travel-time maps - transforming our view of transport
November 1, 2006
A new way to use old data can help you assess your travel options
October 23, 2006
A statistical study into Iraq war deaths sparks controversy
Winning background research
October 16, 2006
There might not be a Nobel Prize for mathematics, but maths is at the heart of the 2006 Nobel Prizes.
October 4, 2006
Mathematics illustrates the forefront of visualising science
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.
The art gallery problem
Sometimes a piece of maths can be so neat and elegant, it makes you want to shout "eureka!" even if you haven...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
Blink and you'll miss it: The free kick in football (part I)
Free kicks will deliver much of the drama in the football world cup this summer. But how should strikers...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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