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Generalists can thrive in a world of specialists
Modelling, step by step
Why can't human beings walk as fast as they run? And why do we prefer to break into a run rather than walk above a certain speed? Using mathematical modelling,
R. McNeill Alexander
finds some answers.
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.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
A five that fits
A brand-new pentagon to tile your wall with.
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