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What makes an object into a musical instrument?
Many things make a noise when you hit them, but not many are commonly used to play music — why is that?
looks at harmonic and not so harmonic frequencies and at how percussion instruments are tuned.
A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Career interview: Performance engineer - Rolls Royce
Adrian Bird, a performance engineer at Rolls Royce, tells
that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. You can follow your dreams to do maths and it can lead you to the skies.
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
Slow down, Universe!
The Universe's expansion may not be accelerating as fast as we thought.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
David Spiegelhalter's new book Sex by numbers takes a statistical peek into the nation's bedrooms.
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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