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News from the world of Maths
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.
December 17, 2002
Researchers are now asking for a serve of fuzzy logic with their pizza.
All tied up
December 11, 2002
What do tying your shoe laces and Santa's Christmas Eve journey have in common?
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
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