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A game you're almost certain to lose...

What are the challenges of communicating from the frontiers of mathematical research, and why should we be doing it?

Maths meets politics as early career mathematicians present their work at the Houses of Parliament.

Celebrate this year's International Women's Day with some of the articles and podcasts we have produced with women mathematicians over the last year!

How to sum an infinite series using chocolate.

Yes you can, and in fact these are the best rational approximations to the golden ratio. However, they are still poor approximations and even if you take numbers in the higher range the approximation is not good, and only slowly converges to the correct value. This is in contrast to a transcendental number such as pi which you can approximate much better by using a fraction. For example the approximation of pi given by 355/113 is very good indeed, and much much better than you would get for phi for the ratio of two succesive numbers in the Fibonacci sequence such as 233/144.