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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?
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
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