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Author: Rachel Thomas
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.
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.
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Ramanujan surprises again
A fascinating discovery sheds new light on the work of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
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