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What makes an object into a musical instrument?
Many things make a noise when you hit them, but not many are commonly used to play music — why is that?
looks at harmonic and not so harmonic frequencies and at how percussion instruments are tuned.
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
School students help researchers fight diseases
A project involving secondary school students has delivered valuable data for epidemiologists.
Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!
A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
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