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What is the Area of a Circle?
You might know the famous formula for an area of a circle, but why does this formula work?
's explanation really is a piece of cake, served up with a hefty estimate of pi.
Pushing back Pi
Numbers like Pi have no repeating pattern. So just how accurately do we know what it is?
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New analysis of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The art gallery problem
Sometimes a piece of maths can be so neat and elegant, it makes you want to shout "eureka!" even if you haven...
Blink and you'll miss it: The free kick in football (part I)
Free kicks will deliver much of the drama in the football world cup this summer. But how should strikers...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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