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An infinite series of surprises
Infinite series occupy a central and important place in mathematics.
C. J. Sangwin
shows us how eighteenth-century mathematician Leonhard Euler solved one of the foremost infinite series problems of his day.
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headlines, but do the statistics add up?
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Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
From 70 million to just 600...
This year has seen a flurry of results as mathematicians hunt down the elusive proof of the twin prime...
Establishing the philosophy of cosmology
Do the dramatic advances in cosmology in the last century herald a new golden age of philosophy? A new...
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