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How to measure life
Which drugs should be available on the NHS?
Runner up in the general public category
. "Lies, damned lies, and statistics..."
tells us how to tell good statistics from bad, and make sure your cat is well-fed.
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.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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