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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!
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
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