How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.

The bitter battle for the cubic equation.

This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on several generations of people worldwide to the pleasures of maths! To mark the occasion here are some favourite puzzles that, apart from being fun, also lead to some serious maths.

Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?

Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!

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