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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.
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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