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News from the world of Maths
Understanding the noise
February 12, 2004
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Struggling for sixteen
December 16, 2003
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
December 8, 2003
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Erasing experimental error
November 24, 2003
A new project hopes to reduce the experimental error in science teaching.
Monitoring the monitors
November 17, 2003
The Royal Statistical Society is calling for more effective performance monitoring.
Burning buried sunshine
November 10, 2003
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Near miss or normal?
October 15, 2003
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Calling all code crackers
October 1, 2003
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up
This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.
Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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