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Going the distance
The Abel Prize 2009 goes to Mikhail Gromov
Chaos in the brain
Saying that someone is a chaotic thinker might seem like an insult - but, according to
, it could be that the mathematical phenomenon of chaos is a crucial part of what makes our brains work.
The 2013 Plus advent calendar
Is it cold outside? Yes! The fire warm? Yes! Snow on its way? Yes! Do we love Christmas? YES! Celebrate the...
The fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
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What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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