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Outer space: Rugby and Relativity
Human beings are famously prone to error, and proof-readers are, after all, only human. But who picks up the errors a proof-reader misses?
John D. Barrow
challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.
What is maths for? - What do we hope people will know after studying maths at school?
New Plus posters! - Find out how you can get hold of your own copy of our brilliant new poster!
Specially for students - This issue of Plus brings you the first of an occasional series expecially for use in the classroom.
Imaging maths - Unfolding polyhedra
Donald Trump, game theorist
Whatever you think of Donald Trump, we bet you didn't think he was good at game theory.
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
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