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Outer space: Monkey business
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Exploring the Enigma
During the Second World War, the Allies' codebreakers worked at Bletchley Park to decipher the supposedly unbreakable Enigma code.
tells us about their heroic efforts, which historians believe shortened the war by two years.
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
How to predict an election
Forecasting election results is a sophisticated business.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why a perfect voting system is mathematically impossible.
How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
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