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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.
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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