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News from the world of Maths
May 7, 2003
The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
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.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up
This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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