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News from the world of Maths
Write maths and win cash!
May 1, 2003
Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.
From kaleidoscopes to soccer balls
April 30, 2003
The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.
April 23, 2003
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
GM trials come a cropper
April 8, 2003
As the largest experiment ever conducted on GM crops ends, environmentalists are concerned that the maths might not add up.
Maths on the brain
March 19, 2003
Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
Faster than a falling bullet...
March 7, 2003
Scientists have for the first time measured the speed of gravity and tested Einstein's assumption - or have they?
CAPTCHA if they can
February 18, 2003
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
February 4, 2003
Maths makes parallel parking easy.