News from the world of Maths

January 1, 1997

You may think that searching for new prime numbers is a job for super-computers. However, on 13th November 1996, Frenchman Joel Armengaud discovered a new one using his humble PC.

January 1, 1997

If this issue's Puzzle page whets your appetite for solving mathematical puzzles online then you might like to look at a new internet journal, Interact, published by the NRICH Maths project.