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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...
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
Maths in a minute: Local connectivity
How crinkly is crinkly?
How to predict an election
Forecasting election results is a sophisticated business.
The physics of elementary particles: Part I
It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how...
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
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