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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
Everybody likes a nice surprise and this issue of
is packed with them. Impress your friends with Indian rope tricks, amazing feats of memory, and find out if high icecream sales really do cause shark attacks.
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
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