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Music and Euclid's algorithm
What does a mathematician from the 3rd century BC have to do with tuning musical instruments in 17th century Europe?
tells us about one of the more unusual places you might find Euclid's algorithm being used.
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
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