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A team of computer scientists has found a weakness in the world's most popular anonymity service.
The dangers of cracking hash
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Beckham in his prime number
The number chosen by the England captain for his Real Madrid shirt is rich in mysterious connotations. But mathematician Marcus du Sautoy backs a new theory to explain why Beckham has plumped for
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
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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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