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knots in chemistry
Why knot: knots, molecules and stick numbers
Knots crop up all over the place, from tying a shoelace to molecular structure, but they are also elegant mathematical objects.
asks when is a molecule knot a molecule? and what happens if you try to build a knot out of sticks?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
Maths in a minute: Local connectivity
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How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
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What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
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