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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.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Introducing the Klein bottle
A Klein bottle can't hold any liquid because it doesn't have an inside. How do you construct this strange...
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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