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Author: Rachel Thomas
How not to catch a sunbeam
Has the precious cargo of the crashed Genesis mission survived to tell us about the origins of our solar system?
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
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Virtually reducing the 3D load
Digital weight loss for Shrek and his virtual 3D buddies!
Ripped off at the beach
For the first time, scientists solve the equations to understand how flash rips are formed.
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Using mathematics to do a head count, researchers have discovered the world's biggest jaguar population in a protected area.
A rare view of Venus
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
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