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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
What are the chances of a monkey
accidentally typing the complete works of Shakespeare
? How can maths help
reveal the secret of our genetic code
? On what
day of the week
were you born? And what's a
? In this issue we reveal all this and more. Plus we return to our roots with a look at some
Fields, fun and food: The ICM 2014
The ICM 2014 in Seoul is off to a great start!
Why do mathematicians play games?
Why game theory is a serious business.
Dreaming the dream
Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Making a right angle the Maya way
The Mayan civilisation brought forth many great things — including this clever way of making a right angle.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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