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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?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
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