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Game theory and the Cuban missile crisis
Steven J. Brams
uses the Cuban missile crisis to illustrate the Theory of Moves, which is not just an abstract mathematical model but one that mirrors the real-life choices, and underlying thinking, of flesh-and-blood decision makers.
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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