The screeching produced by children starting out on the violin has curdled the blood of many a parent over the centuries. A pre-concert talk at the Science Festival asks what science can tell us about why the violin is so hard to play.
New protocol advances solutions for more efficient teleportation - the transport of quantum information at the speed of light.
A University of Cambridge academic is to describe how the insights of a great nineteenth century French mathematician and theoretical physicist transformed our ideas about the geometry of space.
Two new open access (OA) journals in mathematics, Forum of Mathematics, Pi and Forum of Mathematics, Sigma are being launched by Cambridge Journals, the journals publishing division of Cambridge University Press.