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Mathematical formula A new home for University of Cambridge mathematicians is under construction - in a giant hole in the ground. Dave Parker reports.

Log on to the Internet over the next few weeks, call up http://www.cms.cam.ac. uk/camcol.html, and a picture of a crucial stage in the construction of the new buildings for the University of Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Sciences should eventually appear. A video camera on a nearby building, currently transmitting regularly updated images of the 14.9M project, will show the first critical operation in the construction of the central 'green roof' structure - the placing of a slender ...

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