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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.
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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