# Maths

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Can you use maths to help find your keys? An extract from a new book about the maths of our everyday lives...

Does symmetry lie at the route of all modern theories?

The seven greatest unsolved mysteries in the mathematical world: solve them and win $1million!

Why a certain number pops up more often than you'd expect, and how this can be used to catch crooks!

Is athletics at high altitude likely to break high-jump records? Can a weight-lifter gain an unfair advantage from a...

The tale of antiquity's greatest mathematician, Archimedes, leaping from his bath and bustling naked through the...

The Rubik's Cube is all about symmetry... How do you solve the rubiks cube - what is the maths behind the rubiks...

The placenta forms on the uterus wall during pregnancy and, via the umbilical cord, links the baby to its mother. Chris...

Coincidences are just waiting to happen. For all those times you've witnessed uncanny events, or had cause to...

Nothing that you do is safe. Everything carries an inherent risk, but what is justifiable risk, and how do you assess...

Consultant radiologist, Dr. Bob Bury, discusses public perception of risk and how we assess risk in the context of...

Radiologist Bob Bury puts the case for screening the population for preventable, and less preventable, diseases. and...

Exposing patients to x-rays is a gamble between a necessary investigation to aid in forumlating a diagnosis, and the...