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News from the world of Maths
Welcome to the maths lab
November 22, 2004
Has mathematics become an experimental science?
And now, the weather...
November 5, 2004
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
Who do you trust?
November 2, 2004
Statisticians welcome a call to make official statistics independent - but can it really be done in one hour?
When will they blow?
October 17, 2004
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
A mathematical mystery begins...
September 26, 2004
Crack codes, solve a mystery and even win prizes in the University of Southampton's National Cipher Challenge.
How not to catch a sunbeam
September 9, 2004
Has the precious cargo of the crashed Genesis mission survived to tell us about the origins of our solar system?
Million dollar maths
August 31, 2004
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths for the broken-hearted
August 18, 2004
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headlines, but do the statistics add up?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
From 70 million to just 600...
This year has seen a flurry of results as mathematicians hunt down the elusive proof of the twin prime...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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