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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...
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
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