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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.
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up
This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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