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Outer space: A matter of gravity
What is the cosmological constant?
Graphical methods I: Slug wars
To arm or to disarm? This is the question in
article, which explores the maths behind a cold war in slug world.
Mysterious number 6174
6174 is a very mysterious number.
explains why, and how beautiful mathematical oddities can inspire us to discover new mathematics.
Everyone knows what symmetry is, and the ability to spot it seems to be hard-wired into our brains.
explains how not only shapes, but also laws of nature can be symmetrical, and how this aids our understanding of the universe.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Another way of voting
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
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