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Music and Euclid's algorithm
What does a mathematician from the 3rd century BC have to do with tuning musical instruments in 17th century Europe?
tells us about one of the more unusual places you might find Euclid's algorithm being used.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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