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Author: Danielle Stretch
Against the odds
looks back at the remarkable life of pioneering mathematician Emmy Amalie Noether (1882-1935). Despite her constant struggles to make her way in a man's world, she made significant contributions to the development of modern algebra.
Career interview: Avalanche researcher
tells Plus how he combines his two loves - mathematics and mountaineering - in avalanche research.
Dreaming the dream
Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.
Answers on a donut – the Fields medal lecture of Manjul Bhargava
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
Making a right angle the Maya way
The Mayan civilisation brought forth many great things — including this clever way of making a right angle.
Why does cosmology need philosophy?
George Ellis explains why the study of the cosmos poses some very deep questions.
Phillip Griffiths: Beauty, truth and being practical
The winner of the 2014 Chern medal tells us about beauty in maths, the twists and turns of mathematical...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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