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Author: Rachel Thomas
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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Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
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