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Outer space: What goes up must come down
How large are the forces acting on a gymnast swinging on the high bar?
If boomerangs are really gyroscopes, then what are gyroscopes? In this article, we explore some more of the physics of gyroscopes, and demonstrate some interesting experiments you can do with them.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
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...
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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