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Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Natural frequencies and music
In the first of two articles,
discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.
Career interview - Meteorologist
Read about what it is like to work at the Meteorological Office in this interview with
. There's also a contact point for careers information.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
LHC glimpses hint of new physics
Latest observations hint towards new particles.
Information, decisions and bits
A brief into to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s.
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
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