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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...
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Crimes and earthquakes
How the maths that is used to predict earthquakes can help fight gang crime.
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
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