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News from the world of Maths
November 19, 2002
A rare first edition of Newton's mathematical masterpiece has been stolen! And is Newton the Greatest Briton?
Lightning fast forecasts
November 14, 2002
NASA uses mathematics to predict lightning strikes at the Kennedy Space Centre
Can cancer be cured?
November 1, 2002
Music to their ears
October 31, 2002
Can the music of Mozart help your mathematics?
October 25, 2002
Mathematics makes a clean sweep in the Nobel Prizes.
In skimming, spin's the thing
October 18, 2002
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
October 9, 2002
Two computer science students and their professor prove testing for primes is easy - a result that has eluded mathematicians for centuries.
Putting it in perspective
September 27, 2002
Mathematics is helping the blind move forward and us all to step inside the past.
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.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
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