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Author: Rachel Thomas
Abel to iPod
The 2006 Abel prize celebrates the mathematician who helped make mp3s possible.
Now you see it, now you don't
Mathematicians may make the "invisibility cloak" more powerful
The Millennium Mathematics Project wins the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
Getting a handle on soap
Mathematicians find a new minimal surface
New largest prime discovered!
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
And the Oscar goes to...
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
Ada Lovelace - visions of today
looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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