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How to take a perfect penalty
Three steps for ensuring penalty success.
Blast it like Beckham?
What tactics should a soccer player use when taking a penalty kick? And what can the goalkeeper do to foil his plans?
uses Game Theory to find the answers, and looks at his World Cup predictions from last issue.
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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