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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!
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
Humans, machines, and the future of work
With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
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