# List by Author: Marcus du Sautoy

The music of the primesFollowing on from his article 'The prime number lottery' in last issue of

*Plus*, Marcus du Sautoy continues his exploration of the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics: The**Riemann Hypothesis**.
The prime number lotteryMarcus du Sautoy begins a two part exploration of the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics: The

**Riemann Hypothesis**. In the first part, we find out how the German mathematician Gauss, aged only 15, discovered the dice that Nature used to chose the primes.
Beckham in his prime numberThe number chosen by the England captain for his Real Madrid shirt is rich in mysterious connotations. But mathematician Marcus du Sautoy backs a new theory to explain why Beckham has plumped for

**number 23**.Count down to Christmas with maths!

Where do the magnetic fields of planets and stars come from?

- In this podcast Paul Shepherd tells us about the maths of football stadiums and why his work required him to listen to Belgian techno.
Amidst all the controversy of the FIFA World Cup 2022 there is also some football to be played. And where there's football, there's maths...

Tosin uses maths to guarantee the continued production of chocolate.