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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...
David Spiegelhalter's new book Sex by numbers takes a statistical peek into the nation's bedrooms.
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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