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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.
Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up
This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
Find the gap
There's been progress on one of the biggest open problems in maths: the twin prime conjecture.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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