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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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