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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...
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
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