What is the best strategy when playing backgammon? How big is the Milky Way? And which numbers cannot be created using just elevens and sevens? Find out all this and more in this issue.
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What is the Mandlebrot Set and what are fractals? Why do more numbers in nature start with a 1 than with any other digit? What is Benford's Law? And how were thinkers such as Pythagoras and Newton able to tackle different problems presented to them? This issue explains it all.
Are you interested in boomerangs? In this issue we explain how to make your own boomerang at look at some of the physics that make boomerangs work. Is a boomerang really a kind of gyroscope? And what are gyroscopes? Besides, we look at the history of mathematical proof.