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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.
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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