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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.
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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