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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?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
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...
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