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  • Maths of Space Poster Competition 2019

    Maths of Space Poster Competition 2019

    Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landings It is fifty years since the first Moon Landings. To celebrate this incredible moment, we want you to make a poster aimed at showing people some of the amazing Maths of Space. Your poster can be about any aspect of the ‘Maths of Space’ – you don’t […]

  • Would you trust a Driverless Car?

    Would you trust a Driverless Car?

    Staying safe with the help of mathematics Would you ever choose to travel in a driverless car, or cross a road containing cars driven by computers? You would need to feel fully confident that driverless vehicles can safely deal with every possible scenario. A driverless car needs to make the right decisions on a morning […]

  • Fighting Cancer

    Fighting Cancer

    Saving lives with the help of mathematics One in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Consequently, cancer treatment is expected to cost the NHS £13.2 billion by 2021, and so there is an urgent need to develop novel and effective therapies to cope with these demands. One of […]

  • What would you say to an Alien?

    What would you say to an Alien?

    Searching the universe with the help of mathematics If extra-terrestrial life exists somewhere in the universe, then how can we find it? Aliens are unlikely to make a visit to earth, given the large distances involved, but they could be transmitting messages across the universe. Astronomers pick up radio waves from outer space all the […]