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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?
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
A team of computer scientists has found a weakness in the world's most popular anonymity service.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
The LHC and the dark matter mystery
What is dark matter and how can the LHC find it?
Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!
A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.
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