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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.
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...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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