Author: Marianne Freiberger

The Eternity puzzle is back with a $2 million prize
How advanced mathematical techniques save lives.
A model borrowed from engineering may help save coral reefs
With this collection of letters Ian Stewart, accomplished mathematician, science writer, and even science fiction writer, accompanies a young and imaginary student on her path to becoming a professional mathematician. The letters address the questions that arise naturally at the crucial points in "Meg's" career, from leaving school and pondering whether to take a maths degree, through to becoming a fully established mathematician wondering how to juggle teaching and research.
A new mathematical model describes how plants can stop desertification
A statistical study into Iraq war deaths sparks controversy
A new piece of free educational software
The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search strikes again
The highest honour in maths has been awarded to four mathematicians
Mathematicians and artists mingle in London