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FE Magazine - Issue 6: And finally...


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FE Magazine Issue 6particle accelerator, Photograph by CERN
 

And finally...

Mistakes can be small... 

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...or big. In this article from The Sunday Times, Jonathan Leake writes about how basic mathematical errors led to an explosion in the particle accelerator at Cern, Switzerland.


Please send us your quirky or funny examples of maths in use!  

 
 
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