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Mathematical mysteries: twin primes
We know there is infinitely many primes, but are there infinitely many twin primes?
What a coincidence!
Coincidences are familiar to us all but what are the so-called laws of chance? From coin tossing to freak weather events,
explains how probability is at the heart of it all.
Natural frequencies and music
In the first of two articles,
discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.
In his second article,
explains the role of mathematics in the design of Hi-Fi loudspeakers.
I'll take door number three...
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!
A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.
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