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Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
Met Office in for another roasting?
Not if their predictions are made clearer...
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Finding order in chaos
All of science can be regarded as motivated by the search for rules behind the randomness of nature, and attempts to make prediction in the presence of uncertainty. Chris Budd describes the search for pattern and order in
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
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