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Beauty is truth, truth beauty - The aesthetics of mathematics
Readers' corner - Rolling with money revisited: The Pyramid Puzzle
The golden ratio and aesthetics
It was Euclid who first defined the
, and ever since people have been fascinated by its extraordinary properties. Find out if beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and how the Golden Ratio crosses from mathematics to the arts.
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
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.
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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