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Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Why you shouldn't use a toss for overtime
In soccer a coin toss is used to decide who goes first in a penalty shootout and similarly in American...
What Planck saw
Cosmologists gathered in the Netherlands last week to discuss a new view of the Universe. The Universe as...
The Abel Prize 2013
This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne for "seminal...
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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