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. "Lies, damned lies, and statistics..."
tells us how to tell good statistics from bad, and make sure your cat is well-fed.
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.
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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