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The hidden power of mathematics

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry talks romantic maths, AI and Rubik's cubes…  

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Curiosity rover reveals oxygen spikes on Mars

Readings from NASA’s Curiosity rover have revealed a surprising jump in oxygen in the Martian atmosphere in the red planet’s summer months.

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Why we need a science of science

At the launch of a new initiative to understand how research is funded, practiced and evaluated, Professor Richard Jones has been wondering about scientific productivity. How it is defined, and how w…

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Singing the praises of odd numbers

Annoy peer reviewers and create an inclusive numerical policy? It’s a win win for Dr Matthew Partridge in his quest to right a numerical wrong… 

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The hidden power of mathematics

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry talks romantic maths, AI and Rubik's cubes…  

Focal Point

Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...