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Author: Colin Adams
Why knot: knots, molecules and stick numbers
Knots crop up all over the place, from tying a shoelace to molecular structure, but they are also elegant mathematical objects.
asks when is a molecule knot a molecule? and what happens if you try to build a knot out of sticks?
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A brief into to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s.
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Latest observations hint towards new particles.
Find the gap
There's been progress on one of the biggest open problems in maths: the twin prime conjecture.
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The Universe's expansion may not be accelerating as fast as we thought.
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