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Rap: rivalry and chivalry
How rappers interact
Where is the next generation? — more bad news for maths education.
Einstein as icon
One hundred years ago, in 1905, Albert Einstein changed physics forever with his special theory of relativity. Since then his name — and hair do — have become synonymous with genius.
John D Barrow
looks at Einstein as a media star.
Editorial, mathematics education, mathematics in the media, public understanding of mathematics, adrian smith
Where is the next generation? - more bad news for maths education.
Can Plus cure crazy scientists? - the science stereotype persists.
Who do you trust?
Statisticians welcome a call to make official statistics independent - but can it really be done in one hour?
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Struggling for sixteen
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Burning buried sunshine
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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