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How maths can make you rich and famous
One million dollars is waiting to be won by anyone who can solve one of the
grand mathematical challenges
of the 21st century. But be warned...these problems are hard. In the first of two articles, Chris Budd explains how to hit the bigtime.
Information overload - how mathematicians are helping us all to make sense of the vast amount of information now available to us
Sum problems - can you be good at mathematics without being good at arithmetic?
Readers' corner - Meet Mandy, the cuddly Mandelbrot set!
100 years after the birth of Paul Dirac, mathematicians and physicists gather to celebrate his beautiful work.
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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