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Mathematics in Nature: The Flower Edition

Have you ever noticed that the number of petals on a flower is almost always one of the following numbers: 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 or 55? The lily has three petals, and buttercups have five, the...

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How to Support your Teen when Exam Season Hits - Striking the Right Balance

We all know that exam season can be an extremely stressful time - not only for your teen but also for parents. Not knowing how to approach your teen can be one of the main stressors for parents....

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An Intro to Emmy Noether: Celebrating Female Mathematicians

Emmy Noether was one of the 20th Century's most influential mathematicians. Her work was critical in helping Einstein understand some of the issues of general relativity and Noether’s theory...

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The Maths of Love: Stats and Facts about Valentine's Day

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The Astonishing Stats Behind New Year's Resolutions

Raise your hand if your New Year’s Resolution has already been broken.

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Meet Blaise Pascal: Mathematician, Scientist, Theologian

Blaise Pascal achieved a lot in his short life. He lived for only 39 years, but his work impacted a wide range of fields, including mathematics, science, theology and philosophy.

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The Classwiz Makes a Difference

On a vacation to Uganda four years ago, Janet Duchesne and her husband Steve happened upon the village of Nkuringo. Nkuringo is an isolated community set on the top of a mountain, 2200 meters...

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Women in STEM: Doing the Things You Love

Women represent about half the workforce in the UK.

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