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There’s more than one good way to bring order to our unruly, seemingly arbitrary calendar.
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Solution: ‘Friday the 13th’

There’s more than one good way to bring order to our unruly, seemingly arbitrary calendar.

How our society defines years, months and weeks can seem frustratingly arbitrary. Can you bring order to our unruly calendar?
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Is It Friday the 13th Again?

How our society defines years, months and weeks can seem frustratingly arbitrary. Can you bring order to our unruly calendar?

How to calculate when a gene’s rate of evolution will slow to a crawl.
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Solution: ‘A Ticking Evolutionary Clock’

How to calculate when a gene’s rate of evolution will slow to a crawl.

How quickly will a gene’s rate of evolution slow to a crawl?
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A Ticking Evolutionary Clock

How quickly will a gene’s rate of evolution slow to a crawl?

A simple analogue could offer insights into one of the most astonishing results of quantum mechanics.
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Solution: ‘Taming Quantum Weirdness’

A simple analogue could offer insights into one of the most astonishing results of quantum mechanics.

Can balloon animals help blunt uneasy feelings about “spooky action at a distance”?
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How to Tame Quantum Weirdness

Can balloon animals help blunt uneasy feelings about “spooky action at a distance”?

When do negative results from a half-life experiment mean a theory is dead?
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Solution: ‘How Many Half-Lives?’

When do negative results from a half-life experiment mean a theory is dead?

Gaining an intuition about half-life requires some unintuitive thinking.
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How Many Half-Lives Do You Have?

Gaining an intuition about half-life requires some unintuitive thinking.

A simple and elegant way to stack identical flat objects so that they project over an edge as far as possible.
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Solution: ‘Hanging Far Out Over the Edge’

A simple and elegant way to stack identical flat objects so that they project over an edge as far as possible.