Author: Marianne Freiberger

A computer program that can learn languages
Take a journey to the limits of common sense
The search for the maths gene
Maths brings down the Mafia
Fractal geometry can identify Jackson Pollock's paintings
A major advance towards the twin prime conjecture
The maths of the Eurovision song contest
A mathematician finds another proof for Fermat's last theorem
Anyone who has ever tried to analyse a game mathematically knows that things can get very complicated very quickly. In a game like chess, the number of possibilities for just the first three moves is already enormous, while, in poker, the roles played by chance, strategy and psychology seem to be mysteriously interlinked.