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Taking apart the CMB picture using the maths of sound.

Cambridge mathematicians and physicists remember their most famous colleague with fondness.

From communication technology to LCD displays: crystals are a hugely important part of modern life. Find out more about them with this article.

Fully functioning invisibility cloaks are closer to becoming a reality than you might think. Here's a quick look at the maths and science involved in producing them.

Rock and its use for tools and buildings has shaped human civilisation. Here's an introduction to the maths of rocks.

How do you make a stealth aircraft that's invisible to radar? An area of maths called random matrix theory holds the answer.

Why your muesli shakes down in unexpected ways.

Is the proposed ABBA rule for penalty shootouts really fairer than the existing rule? Maths shows that it is, and also suggests another, more subtle rule.