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The countdown is running for the European Congress of Maths!! We can't be there but really looking froward to joining virtually. There's some great public lectures too! 8ecm.si/programme/publ… @ecm_8
Lateral flow tests are now a common feature in our lives. We talked to @fearon_liz , @MartynFyles and @DeirdreHoll about what impact these tests can have on managing #COVID19 plus.maths.org/content/going-… @JuniperConsort1
We hope you’re enjoying the great weather in this heat wave across Europe, like us. Don’t melt, stay hydrated and check out this article from @plusmathsorg on ice cream cones if you want to cool down your brain with some maths. plus.maths.org/content/outer-…
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Which region of England produces the most international #England players? Salim Khan investigates (and gives us a lesson in basic statistics in the process) bit.ly/3ztDhSY #EURO2020 #EUROS2020
What's your risk of catching a disease by sharing a room with infected people? The Wells-Riley equation has an answer plus.maths.org/content/maths-…
How should a striker approach a free kick, what's the "unsaveable zone", and how does the design of the ball impact its flight? bit.ly/3cCvqZC #EURO2020 #euro2021 bit.ly/3cCvqZC
Colin Maclaurin (1698-1746) of Maclaurin series, worked in geometry and algebra, died 14 Jun www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Ma…
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Whether it's designing a fast car, an artificial heat valve, or understanding airborne transmission of #COVID19, computational fluid dynamics has the answers! bit.ly/2TwEgB6
Congratulations! We've been in awe of @JuniperConsort1 members' expertise and dedication throughout this crisis. twitter.com/JuniperConsort…
Good morning! If you haven't organised your #EURO2020 #Sweepstakes yet, we propose trying this version: it's based on players' shirt numbers! bit.ly/3cGdZHl #euro2021
With all the covid we nearly forgot the #football! Here are all articles about the maths of football at a glance plus.maths.org/content/tags/f… #EURO2020 #Euro2021
When you get a positive test result for a disease, the chance you actually have it depends on how common the disease is bit.ly/3gsZk3y
Willl #COVID19 change our expectations for clean air indoors? Read about the insights of Lidia Morawska and @CathNoakes from the recent RAMP event at @NewtonGateway plus.maths.org/content/breath…
What do we really know about the #DeltaVariant ? Here's the latest summary from @JuniperConsort1 researchers, who first alerted UK government to its threat and have now updated their work bit.ly/2TZrr2L #COVID19
Cheers! Here's our contribution to Quicksort's birthday party bit.ly/3py1GCp twitter.com/NewtonInstitut…
Last year in Feb we ran this article in the run-up to #EURO2020 Little did we know....bit.ly/3cnIgLc #Euro2021
Just saw some discussion on the claim reported in the @ObserverUK that more transmissible strains are less severe bit.ly/3cnQd2Q We recently ran an article about the evolution of "severity", possibly useful in this context bit.ly/34TM5mS #COVID19 #DeltaVariant
Not many computer algorithms get their own birthday party, but Quicksort is one of them. Its 60th is currently being celebrated at the @NewtonInstitute and we talked to its inventor, Tony Hoare, to find out how he came up with it and how it works bit.ly/3zhmkez
We have a *very* exciting afternoon ahead in the "Verified software: tools and experiments" workshop, featuring a Q&A with developer of Quicksort Tony Hoare himself. Details here: newton.ac.uk/event/vsow04/ Watch live here: newton.ac.uk/news/watch-liv…
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"The proof is trivial! Just view the problem as a degenerate module whose elements are context-free 4-forms" To find out why your proof is trivial, see here bit.ly/3cGxuQn
An old favourite: using hand shakes to prove the formula for summing the first n integers plus.maths.org/content/maths-…
That's really exciting! We've been privileged to work with @JuniperConsort1 members on articles about their work aimed at a general audience. Find out more here plus.maths.org/content/juniper twitter.com/JuniperConsort…
Interested in the science behind the policies? Here is a collection of 20 articles written by modellers working on COVID-19. Each article contains an addendum of its impact. twitter.com/RSocPublishing…
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It's definitely swimming weather outside the office today! Join our favourite synchronised swimmers in this podcast with Ray Goldstein plus.maths.org/content/synchr… #podcast #
Popular on Plus today: a beautiful equation designed to model such processes as #climate change and #COVID19 plus.maths.org/content/shower… A lovely article by @cjbfordogs based on his @GreshamCollege lecture
Want to work with us @NewtonGateway? Our Scientific Knowledge Exchange Coordinator job list closes on Sunday. Click the link to apply now! jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/28921/
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A favourite from the archive: a nice model by @stevenstrogatz explains typhoid using football cards plus.maths.org/content/beware…
Popular on Plus today: our introduction to Galois theory plus.maths.org/content/stubbo…
Many processes, including #climate change and #COVID19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes. plus.maths.org/content/shower… @cjbfordogs @GreshamCollege
Only 4 days left to vote in our groundbreaking poll (despite the typo)! twitter.com/plusmathsorg/s…
The archive of Professor #StephenHawking will join the archives of #Newton and #Darwin at Cambridge University Library @theUL in a historic agreement. It will be made available to scientists hoping to continue his ground-breaking work in theoretical #physics.
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On tonight: @GreshamCollege talk by the amazing Julia Gog on the maths of #COVID19 It's free and online, don't miss it! gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-e… @JuniperConsort1
Lots of people today looking at our article explaining the growth rate of #COVID19 and its link to R. Hopefully it's useful! plus.maths.org/content/epidem…
A favourite from the archive: writing numbers in reverse! bit.ly/3vsFOKS
Overheard at @NewtonInstitute zoom meeting: "I can't share my screen unless I'm unmuted because these things don't commute." Who knew there was an algebra of zoom?
Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754) worked on analytic geometry and probability, born 26 May www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/De…
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There are many ways to view the world - and they all involve maths! plus.maths.org/content/maths-…
The #AbelPrize2021 award ceremony is today! Here are our write-ups of this year's winners plus.maths.org/content/tags/a… twitter.com/abel_prize/sta…
Can you change the past with quantum mechanics? Maybe! bit.ly/3ukzgfG
Ooo "Parallel transport" has just taken the lead!
Ahem... That should be "The Reidemeister torsion"! How could autocorrect not know!
Long before the #vaccines arrived scientists started worrying about how the virus might evolve in response. Here's some of their latest results, confirming that vaccinating quickly and widely is best bit.ly/3hTfdCy @JuniperConsort1 @NewtonGateway #COVID19 #VaccineForAll
While we're waiting to see what the latest #variant of concern is doing, it's worth remembering that keeping tabs on a live pandemic is not easy (never even mind its various strains)! bit.ly/3bNWdS6 @JuniperConsort1 #COVID19
In case you missed it the other week: Physics provides an amazing new way of understanding language plus.maths.org/content/physic…
A favourite from the archive: how to fold fractions with a piece of paper! plus.maths.org/content/foldin…
Many things wouldn't be possible without mathematics! Tell the world about your favourite applications and win a prize from @mathshistory Looking forward to reading/watching/hearing your entry! plus.maths.org/content/enter-…
What should we call our band?
I've just found some time to listen to @ch_nira's Life Scientific (bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0…) "You don't need anybody's permission to be a mathematician" is a slogan for the ages
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