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Author: Rachel Thomas
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?
A mathematical mystery begins...
Crack codes, solve a mystery and even win prizes in the University of Southampton's National Cipher Challenge.
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.
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
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