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How high is your frustum?
How calculating the height of a frustum gave a glimpse of the mathematical frontier.
Beauty in mathematics
explores one of the most beautiful equations in mathematics
The music of the primes
Following on from his article 'The prime number lottery' in last issue of
, Marcus du Sautoy continues his exploration of the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics: The
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.
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
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...
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