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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.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
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...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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