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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.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
In this year's advent calendar we bring you some of our favourite books and other mathematical toys, so you...
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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