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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?
Fields, fun and food: The ICM 2014
The ICM 2014 in Seoul is off to a great start!
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
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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