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Author: Hugh Hunt
Bang up a boomerang!
Here's how you can make your own cross-shaped boomerang - and it's safe enough to fly indoors! Hugh rolls up his sleeves and proves that theory isn't everything.
Unspinning the boomerang
In this article, we look at the physics behind the curved flight path of a returning boomerang, and explain that boomerangs are really a kind of gyroscope. We even show you how to bang up a boomerang yourself!
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
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