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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.
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!
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
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