## News from the world of Maths

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New research suggests that our trusty companion may not have been the Earth's first, but formed from several smaller moonlets.

The self-taught genius would have turned 129 in December.

If you want to climb vertical walls you need very large feet — or be as small as a gecko.

The twelve sides of the new £1 coin make it trickier than other coins.

Mathematicians have proved a new result in the field of combinatorics.

Music, cakes and mathematical horses...Alison Kiddle reports on this year's MathsJam.

A new institute on the maths of information has just been launched at the Faculty of Mathematics in Cambridge.