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A statistical study into Iraq war deaths sparks controversy
Outer space: A collector's piece
United Kingdom - twelve points
The maths of the Eurovision song contest
Career interview: Actuarial researcher
Shane Whelan likes a challenge, and his career path has been defined both by what he enjoyed and by a desire to keep learning. Becoming an actuary seemed like the perfect solution.
All about averages
Did you know that you can't average averages? Or that Paris is rainier than London ... but it rains more in London than in Paris?
explores the dangers that face the unwary when using a single number to summarise complex data.
Editorial trends - According to current trends, this editorial will never get written!
I've got your number - Soon the maths-phobic will have nowhere left to hide.
A UK government inquiry into maths education has the statistics community worried.
Erasing experimental error
A new project hopes to reduce the experimental error in science teaching.
Career interview: Defence analyst
Helen is a defence analyst with the MoD, using her maths skills to help defend the nation.
finds out about her career path.
New Millennium, New Name and New Look
How to lie with statistics
World maths year 2000
Network capacity problem - issue 3 revisited
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
What Planck saw
Cosmologists gathered in the Netherlands last week to discuss a new view of the Universe. The Universe as...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Why you shouldn't use a toss for overtime
In soccer a coin toss is used to decide who goes first in a penalty shootout and similarly in American...
Folding the future: From origami to engineering
Back in the days before smart phones with GPS functions became ubiquitous we had maps. Remember how hard it...
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