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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.
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
Humans, machines, and the future of work
With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
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