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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
What are the chances of a monkey
accidentally typing the complete works of Shakespeare
? How can maths help
reveal the secret of our genetic code
? On what
day of the week
were you born? And what's a
? In this issue we reveal all this and more. Plus we return to our roots with a look at some
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
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...
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
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