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In skimming, spin's the thing
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
Unspinning the boomerang
In this article, we look at the physics behind the curved flight path of a returning boomerang, and explain that boomerangs are really a kind of gyroscope. We even show you how to bang up a boomerang yourself!
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
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...
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
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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