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How the Universe began
Cambridge celebrates 25 years since the first very early Universe workshop
Before the Big Bang
A new mathematical model explores the time before the big bang
Winning background research
There might not be a Nobel Prize for mathematics, but maths is at the heart of the 2006 Nobel Prizes.
Catching waves with Kip Thorne
What happens when one black hole meets another?
Professor Kip Thorne
shows us how to eavesdrop on these cosmic events by watching for telltale gravitational waves.
Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking!
This issue of
is a special, marking the occasion of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday. Plus attended his
in Cambridge, where we interviewed some of the world's most influential mathematicians and physicists.
No place like home for Martin Rees
Sir Martin Rees
a whistlestop tour of some of the more extraordinary features of our cosmos, and explains how lucky we are that the universe is the way it is.
Stephen Hawking's 60 years in a nutshell
is very proud to present
Professor Stephen Hawking
's own Birthday Symposium address.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
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