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News from the world of Maths
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.
December 8, 2003
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Erasing experimental error
November 24, 2003
A new project hopes to reduce the experimental error in science teaching.
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
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