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All about averages
Did you know that you can't average averages? Or that Paris is rainier than London ... but it rains more in London than in Paris?
explores the dangers that face the unwary when using a single number to summarise complex data.
Another way of voting
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
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