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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!
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
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