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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?
The Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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