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Author: Karla Diaz Ordaz
'The presidential election game'
If you ever have been (or wanted to be) involved in a school or office council which has to be elected by popular vote, you have a fair idea of the sort of considerations that have to be made.
Ever wondered what mathematicians do all day? Finding Moonshine tells the story of a year in the life of the author, an Oxford professor known for his books, as well as radio and TV presentations of mathematics to the general public.
Two books on the Riemann hypothesis
This review looks at two books on one of the most important, and most difficult, open problems in mathematics: the Riemann hypothesis.
'The Poincaré conjecture'
The Poincaré conjecture is one of the few mathematical results that has managed to catch the interest of the mainstream media.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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