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Outer space: Blowin' in the wind
Getting the most from the air
In skimming, spin's the thing
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
Modelling, step by step
Why can't human beings walk as fast as they run? And why do we prefer to break into a run rather than walk above a certain speed? Using mathematical modelling,
R. McNeill Alexander
finds some answers.
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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