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The origins of fractals
, introduced in the mid 1970's by Benoit Mandelbrot, is now commonly used to describe this family of non-differentiable functions that are infinite in length. Find out more about their origins and history.
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
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 fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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