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Author: Rachel Thomas
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.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
A new online maths thesaurus puts maths at your fingertips.
Untangling a magnetic mystery
A new mathematical model might explain the strange magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune.
Fashion gets physical
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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