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Author: Rachel Thomas
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.
Chaotic Christmas? Try crocheting chaos!
Welcome to the maths lab
Has mathematics become an experimental science?
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
School students help researchers fight diseases
A project involving secondary school students has delivered valuable data for epidemiologists.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
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