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Bracing for the storm
A model borrowed from engineering may help save coral reefs
How to measure a million
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Who wants to be a millionaire?
Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
Career interview: Fluid mechanics researcher
studies the fluid mechanics of food travelling through the intestines for consumer goods giant Unilever.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
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?
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
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...
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