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Born from broken symmetry
The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded.
2007 Nobel Prizes won by mathematicians
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Winning background research
There might not be a Nobel Prize for mathematics, but maths is at the heart of the 2006 Nobel Prizes.
Game theory wins Nobel prize
Two game theorists share prize for their analyses of conflict and cooperation
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
Mathematics makes a clean sweep in the Nobel Prizes.
And the winner is ...
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
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