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In skimming, spin's the thing
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
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!
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The 2013 Plus advent calendar
Is it cold outside? Yes! The fire warm? Yes! Snow on its way? Yes! Do we love Christmas? YES! Celebrate the...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headlines, but do the statistics add up?
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
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