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Euler's solution to the Basel problem
An infinite series of surprises
Infinite series occupy a central and important place in mathematics.
C. J. Sangwin
shows us how eighteenth-century mathematician Leonhard Euler solved one of the foremost infinite series problems of his day.
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
Happy birthday Claude Shannon!
You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed...
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
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