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Cracking codes, part II
In the second of two articles,
visits the strange subatomic world and investigates the possibility of unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Stirring the electoral soup
The magical mathematics of music
According to Shakespeare, music is the food of love. But
follows Galileo's observation that the entire universe is written in the language of mathematics - and that includes music.
Chaos in the brain
Saying that someone is a chaotic thinker might seem like an insult - but, according to
, it could be that the mathematical phenomenon of chaos is a crucial part of what makes our brains work.
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Editorial, Maths education
Wisdom from above - An intriguing debate in the House of Lords on standards in maths education
Readers' corner - How many computers does the world need?
Outer space: Monkey business