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Outer space: Independence Day
Human beings are famously prone to error, and proof-readers are, after all, only human. But who picks up the errors a proof-reader misses?
John D. Barrow
challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.
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Beauty is truth, truth beauty - The aesthetics of mathematics
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Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
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