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**mathematics of perspective**, researchers are now able to produce three-dimensional reconstructions of the scenes depicted in these works.

*Plus*how logical thinking under pressure is crucial in his job.

- Information overload - how mathematicians are helping us all to make sense of the vast amount of information now available to us
- Sum problems - can you be good at mathematics without being good at arithmetic?
- Readers' corner - Meet Mandy, the cuddly Mandelbrot set!

**Isaac Newton**and David Gregory - took place on the campus of Cambridge University. The discussion concerned the

**kissing problem**, but it was to be another 260 years before the problem was finally solved.