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Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
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.
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
Crimes and earthquakes
How the maths that is used to predict earthquakes can help fight gang crime.
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