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Modelling nature with fractals
Computer games and cinema special effects owe much of their realism to the study of fractals.
takes you on a journey from the motion of a microscopic particle to the creation of imaginary moonscapes.
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
Humans, machines, and the future of work
With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
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