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On the dissecting table
writes about the intriguing amateur mathematician Henry Perigal, who took his elegant proof of Pythagoras' Theorem literally to his grave - by having it carved on his tombstone.
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...
Fighting epidemics with maths
How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Stubborn equations and the study of symmetry
An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry
Build a mega Menger!
Help to build the world's largest distributed fractal!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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