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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.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
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)...
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.
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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