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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.
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Maths in a minute: The Navier-Stokes equations
The mathematical problem with turbulence.
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
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