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Watch a 120-year-old 'Millionaire' machine do some astounding calculations

Astronomer Clifford Stoll shows off a big, beautiful mechanical adding machine from 1895 in a new Numberphile video.

By February 27, 2016

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Are we alone in the universe? Not likely, according to math

By flipping the question of possible alien life to a question of whether we are unique, researchers find it much more likely the universe has seen many civilisations come and go.

By May 3, 2016

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Ravens at least as smart as chimps, tiny heads notwithstanding

New research has shown that ravens are just as smart as chimpanzees, indicating that brain size has little to do with intelligence.

By April 26, 2016

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Get a monthly payment estimate with Google's mortgage calculator

Can you afford that house? Use Google's mortgage calculator to find out if you can swing the monthly payment.

By February 6, 2015

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Calculating the solar efficiency of Superman

Superman's solar power actually contravenes the laws of physics, according to a team of students at the University of Leicester.

By August 3, 2014

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

By April 15, 2014

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MyScript Calculator reviewed

If you would like to go back to your early days of learning math using pencil and paper, this app lets you relive those moments, writing math expressions naturally while delivering solutions immediately.

By January 10, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating January 10, 2013

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Use Google Search as a tip calculator

Finally, you won't have to worry or guess how much tip to leave after a meal. Google has the answer!

By October 15, 2013

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Honeywell energy savings calculator counts the trees

Today Honeywell announced that it is providing a service on its Web site that gives an idea of the savings customers could potentially achieve by using a programmable thermostat.

By July 31, 2013