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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.
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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