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Bang up a boomerang!
Here's how you can make your own cross-shaped boomerang - and it's safe enough to fly indoors! Hugh rolls up his sleeves and proves that theory isn't everything.
Unspinning the boomerang
In this article, we look at the physics behind the curved flight path of a returning boomerang, and explain that boomerangs are really a kind of gyroscope. We even show you how to bang up a boomerang yourself!
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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