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Outer space: Thinking inside the box
It's Monty Hall, only better!
Thomas Bayes & Mr Zootpooper
The three door problem has become a staple mathematical mindbender, but even if you know the answer, do you really understand it?
lets his imagination run riot in this intergalactic application of Bayes' Theorem.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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