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Self-similar syncopations: Fibonacci, L-systems, limericks and ragtime
investigates the links between music and mathematics, throwing in limericks, Fibonacci and Scott Joplin along the way.
is proud to present an extended version of his winning entry for the THES/OUP 1999 Science Writing Prize.
The origins of proof IV: The philosophy of proof
concludes our Origins of Proof series by asking what a proof really
, and how we know that we've actually found one. One for the philosophers to ponder...
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...
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
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