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A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Career profile - Academic Researcher
Find out how an early interest in Mathematics and Physics led Dr Helen Mason to a career in solar studies.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Mathematical mysteries: the Goldbach conjecture
Can every even number greater than 2 can be written as the sum of two primes? It's one of the trickiest...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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