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Career interview: Avalanche researcher
tells Plus how he combines his two loves - mathematics and mountaineering - in avalanche research.
Mathematics, marriage and finding somewhere to eat
How do you choose a partner? Is it an irrational choice or is it made rationally, based on a mathematical model which analyses the best potential partner you are likely to meet?
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
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