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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.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
In this year's advent calendar we bring you some of our favourite books and other mathematical toys, so you...
Mathematical mysteries: the Goldbach conjecture
Can every even number greater than 2 can be written as the sum of two primes? It's one of the trickiest...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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