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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.
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...
Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries...
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
Maths takes flight
Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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