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Author: P.J. Aston
Decoding a war time diary
An account of how a prisoner of war's diary was recently decoded. Donald Hill wrote his diary in a numerical code, disguised as a set of mathematical tables, while in Hong Kong during and after the Japanese invasion of 1941.
Why a perfect voting system is mathematically impossible.
The physics of elementary particles: Part I
It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how...
It all adds up
Present and future mathematicians celebrating women from across the mathematical sciences.
How to predict an election
Forecasting election results is a sophisticated business.
How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
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