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Optional maths - should students be able to give up maths at age 14?
Outer space - In what will now be a regular feature, mathematician and cosmologist John D. Barrow shares some maths that's amused and intrigued him.
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The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Spacetime does ripple
Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.
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