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Classroom activity: Matching criminals
The luck of the draw
A mathematical improbability in the Third Round of the FA Cup could have upset the Premiership sides.
What a coincidence!
Coincidences are familiar to us all but what are the so-called laws of chance? From coin tossing to freak weather events,
explains how probability is at the heart of it all.
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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