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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.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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