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'Mathematics and democracy'
We're in a US election year, and as is usual at such times there is some discussion about the fairness of the voting system.
'The presidential election game'
If you ever have been (or wanted to be) involved in a school or office council which has to be elected by popular vote, you have a fair idea of the sort of considerations that have to be made.
'Lewis Carroll in numberland'
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson sat in the bows of a rowing boat and heaved on the oars in time with another young man who sat in front of him.
'The wraparound universe'
With Einstein's publication of The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity in 1916 our view of the nature of the Universe was forever altered.
'How many socks make a pair?'
If you were to seek out books that attempt to popularise maths among the innumerati, you would notice that most give a quick nod to the golden ratio.
Ever wondered what mathematicians do all day? Finding Moonshine tells the story of a year in the life of the author, an Oxford professor known for his books, as well as radio and TV presentations of mathematics to the general public.
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
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