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Author: Jim Woodhouse
What makes an object into a musical instrument?
Many things make a noise when you hit them, but not many are commonly used to play music — why is that?
looks at harmonic and not so harmonic frequencies and at how percussion instruments are tuned.
Information, decisions and bits
A brief introduction to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s.
The physics of elementary particles: Part I
It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Outer space: You guessed it
If you are a flower then April is allegedly the cruellest month, but if you are a student of any sort then I'...
How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
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