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Dancing with Einstein
June 30, 2003
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Mission to Mars
June 15, 2003
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
Is now a good time?
May 29, 2003
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.
Mind the gap
May 12, 2003
Can Dan Goldston and Cem Yalcin Yildrim repair the hole in their proof to make the biggest breakthrough in prime number theory for 80 years?
May 6, 2003
Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.
May 6, 2003
The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
Write maths and win cash!
April 30, 2003
Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.
From kaleidoscopes to soccer balls
April 29, 2003
The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
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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