## Articles

**John Haigh**uses Game Theory to find the answers, and looks at his World Cup predictions from last issue.

*Plus*meets mathematician, author and broadcaster

**Simon Singh**to find out about the science of secrecy.

God created the integers, all the rest is the work of man.

**John Conway**believes they are going to want to talk mathematics. He talks to

*Plus*about his

*Life*game, artificial life and what we will have in common with extraterrestrials.

**Tom Körner**speculates on the historical reasons why computers were invented when they were.

**Sir Martin Rees**gives

*Plus*a whistlestop tour of some of the more extraordinary features of our cosmos, and explains how lucky we are that the universe is the way it is.

**Professor Gerardus 't Hooft**has always been fascinated by the mathematical mysteries of nature. He tells

*Plus*about his early life, and what our Universe might really be like.