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Call routing in telephone networks
Find out how modern telephone networks use mathematics to make it possible for a person to dial a friend in another country just as easily as if they were in the same street, or to read web pages that are on a computer in another continent.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
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.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
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