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Through the looking-glass
Some molecules - thalidomide, for example - come in both left and right handed versions, while others are indistinguishable from their reflections.
finds out about the role of mathematical
symmetry in chemistry
Police and thieves
Using maths to simulate the behaviour of criminals.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
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