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A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
No need for words
Where does our ability to do abstract maths come from? A new study sheds some fascinating light on 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...
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
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