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News from the world of Maths
July 14, 2003
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Dancing with Einstein
June 30, 2003
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Mission to Mars
June 15, 2003
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
Is now a good time?
May 29, 2003
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.
Mind the gap
May 12, 2003
Can Dan Goldston and Cem Yalcin Yildrim repair the hole in their proof to make the biggest breakthrough in prime number theory for 80 years?
May 6, 2003
Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.
May 6, 2003
The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
Write maths and win cash!
April 30, 2003
Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
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