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News from the world of Maths
Let there be light... (but not too much!)
May 19, 2004
Aquire the skills of a professional photographer thanks to some mathematical manipulation of your digital photos.
A rare view of Venus
May 14, 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 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.
Plus newsletter hits 1000!
February 23, 2004
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Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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