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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.
A five that fits
A brand-new pentagon to tile your wall with.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
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