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What makes an object into a musical instrument?
Many things make a noise when you hit them, but not many are commonly used to play music — why is that?
looks at harmonic and not so harmonic frequencies and at how percussion instruments are tuned.
A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Career interview: Performance engineer - Rolls Royce
Adrian Bird, a performance engineer at Rolls Royce, tells
that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. You can follow your dreams to do maths and it can lead you to the skies.
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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