## Articles

**Mark Wainwright**meets the pair and finds out how they did it.

**Imre Leader**looks at the colourful world of Ramsey Theory.

**John Webb**takes us through some of the mathematics involved, introducing us to some of the colourful characters who led the way.

Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.

**John H. Webb**explains.

**John D. Barrow**explains.

**Janna Levin**tells us more.

**Kevin Jones**investigates the links between music and mathematics, throwing in limericks, Fibonacci and Scott Joplin along the way.

*Plus*is proud to present an extended version of his winning entry for the THES/OUP 1999 Science Writing Prize.