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Lagrange and the Interplanetary Superhighway
In the last issue
explained how chaos on the brain is not only unavoidable but also beneficial. Now he tells us why the same is true for our solar system and sends us on a journey that has been travelled by comets and spacecraft.
A new time machine
Take a journey to the limits of common sense
Einstein Year 2005
Dancing with Einstein
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Optional maths - should students be able to give up maths at age 14?
Outer space - In what will now be a regular feature, mathematician and cosmologist John D. Barrow shares some maths that's amused and intrigued him.
Readers' corner- More Strange activities for last issue's Ship of Fools!
Mathematics makes a clean sweep in the Nobel Prizes.
Career interview: Science communicator
Science writer and exhibition researcher
about her work creating up-to-the-minute news exhibits at the Science Museum in London.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Establishing the philosophy of cosmology
Do the dramatic advances in cosmology in the last century herald a new golden age of philosophy? A new...
The fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
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 leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headlines, but do the statistics add up?
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