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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...
Another way of voting
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
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