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How can a 3 hour long film like the Lord of the Rings fit on a single DVD? Hw cn U rd txt msgs? How do MP3s make music files smaller, so they can be downloaded faster off the Internet? All these things rely on the mathematics of
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)...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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