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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.
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
Five Martin Gardner eye-openers involving squares and cubes
This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on...
All's fair in love and maths
The bitter battle for the cubic equation.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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