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American Mathematical Society publishes paper by Jamie Walton, PhD with the Department of Mathematics.

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Ocean discovered on Enceladus may be best place to look for alien life

Evidence from Cassini spacecraft suggests a large body of liquid water beneath the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus
The Department's very own Prof Nikolai Brilliantov in 2008 worked out how water vapour jets might blast out of Enceladus if it harboured an underground ocean. Confirmation of the ocean made Enceladus the most likely place so far to find extraterrestrial life.

 

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Jan 27, 2017 12:42 PM |

Academic opinion articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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New effects in ideal gases solve mathematical mystery

New effects in ideal gases solve mathematical mystery

Posted by ap507 at Nov 24, 2016 02:37 PM |

International team including our University pave way to solution of Hilbert’s 6th problem

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Physics students calculate how to take the perfect set piece

Physics students calculate how to take the perfect set piece

Posted by ap507 at Oct 15, 2016 12:01 AM |

Mathematical formula created to celebrate the real world application of maths this World Maths Day on Saturday 15 October

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Researcher discusses link between Maths and Music

Researcher discusses link between Maths and Music

Posted by ap507 at Oct 10, 2016 12:00 PM |

In anticipation of World Maths Day (Saturday 15 October), Professor Ruslan Davidchack describes the passion mathematicians feel for their subject

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New way of screening toxic chemicals mimics mammal senses

New way of screening toxic chemicals mimics mammal senses

Posted by ap507 at Oct 10, 2016 10:02 AM |

Researchers develop novel technique which could reduce need for laboratory animals in biomedical research

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One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 29, 2016 01:29 PM |

Researchers across the University creating engaging content in response to topical news

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