## Articles

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

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

**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.

**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.

**Professor Kip Thorne**shows us how to eavesdrop on these cosmic events by watching for telltale gravitational waves.

**Brian Butterworth**tells us about research showing that even newborn babies have a basic understanding of number. It seems we are all mathematicians!