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The Mathematical Structure of Terrorism

The complex patterns of the natural world often turn out to be governed by relatively simple mathematical relationships. A seashell grows at a rate proportional to its size, resulting in a delicate spiral. The gossamer network ...

May 22, 2006 feature
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Light throws a curve ball

( -- Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made a surprise discovery using light beams that can travel around corners.

Sep 29, 2008
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Superconductivity without cooling

Superconductivity is a remarkable phenomenon: superconductors can transport electric current without any resistance and thus without any losses whatsoever. It is already in use in some niche areas, for example ...

Dec 04, 2014
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