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Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
What do chocolate and mayonnaise have in common? It's maths! Find out how in this podcast featuring engineer Valerie Pinfield.
Is it possible to write unique music with the limited quantity of notes and chords available? We ask musician Oli Freke!
How can maths help to understand the Southern Ocean, a vital component of the Earth's climate system?
Was the mathematical modelling projecting the course of the pandemic too pessimistic, or were the projections justified? Matt Keeling tells our colleagues from SBIDER about the COVID models that fed into public policy.
PhD student Daniel Kreuter tells us about his work on the BloodCounts! project, which uses maths to make optimal use of the billions of blood tests performed every year around the globe.
While scientists admit that they really don't know about two important factors in the development of galaxies in the universe, namely dark matter and dark energy, evolution is left behind a much easier to inspect historical crime scene. Evolution makes very exact predictions about what we will find in the historical evidence and very little surprises us in terms of our fossil record, DNA, mutation and selection. When we look beyond our own galaxy we are still surprised by what we find. Galaxies too light to be held together, galaxies accelerating away from each other.