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Before the Big Bang
A new mathematical model explores the time before the big bang
Winning background research
There might not be a Nobel Prize for mathematics, but maths is at the heart of the 2006 Nobel Prizes.
Catching waves with Kip Thorne
What happens when one black hole meets another?
Professor Kip Thorne
shows us how to eavesdrop on these cosmic events by watching for telltale gravitational waves.
Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking!
This issue of
is a special, marking the occasion of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday. Plus attended his
in Cambridge, where we interviewed some of the world's most influential mathematicians and physicists.
No place like home for Martin Rees
Sir Martin Rees
a whistlestop tour of some of the more extraordinary features of our cosmos, and explains how lucky we are that the universe is the way it is.
Stephen Hawking's 60 years in a nutshell
is very proud to present
Professor Stephen Hawking
's own Birthday Symposium address.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
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...
Mathematical mysteries: the Goldbach conjecture
Can every even number greater than 2 can be written as the sum of two primes? It's one of the trickiest...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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