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A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Making a right angle the Maya way
The Mayan civilisation brought forth many great things — including this clever way of making a right angle.
The maths of magic squares
Have you ever wondered how to create a magic square? Charles Kelly shows us how to create a magic square of...
Answers on a donut – the Fields medal lecture of Manjul Bhargava
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Phillip Griffiths: Beauty, truth and being practical
The winner of the 2014 Chern medal tells us about beauty in maths, the twists and turns of mathematical...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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