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Author: Karla Diaz Ordaz
'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.
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.
Two books on the Riemann hypothesis
This review looks at two books on one of the most important, and most difficult, open problems in mathematics: the Riemann hypothesis.
'The Poincaré conjecture'
The Poincaré conjecture is one of the few mathematical results that has managed to catch the interest of the mainstream media.
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
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