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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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