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2007 Nobel Prizes won by mathematicians
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Winning background research
There might not be a Nobel Prize for mathematics, but maths is at the heart of the 2006 Nobel Prizes.
Game theory wins Nobel prize
Two game theorists share prize for their analyses of conflict and cooperation
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
Mathematics makes a clean sweep in the Nobel Prizes.
And the winner is ...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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