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Career interview: Systems engineer
... at his office just around the corner from Victoria Station in London. "At the moment we are working with the Department of Transport to ... of these mathematics was critically important." Sky maths Hang on. Maths important in flying jobs? On board hightech US ...
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Career interview: IT project manager  Olympic Games
... Travel, money, meeting new people and living in new cultures... and a whole lot of sport! That is where maths has lead Jamie Clarke, an IT project manager who specialises in ...
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Career interview: Primary teacher
... as a primary school teacher, Maureen Matthews has been a maths coordinator, with particular responsibility for maths teaching across her ... The first steps Maureen standing in front of a mural of Egyptian pyramids produced by her students in art class ...
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Career interview: Biomedical engineer
... kangaroo tissue and equipment to help resuscitate people in emergencies. Plus met Kiran at a conference in South Africa, ... in science early on at school and with A levels in maths, further maths, physics, chemistry and a scholarship in his bag, he ...
Marianne  27 Jul 2018  04:53  0 comments

The origins of proof II : Kepler's proofs
... J.V. Field May 1999 As we explained in The Origins of Proof, Part I in Issue 7 of PASS Maths, the concept of a "proof" was developed in the field of geometry by the ...
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Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations
... you know what's good for you package You can read a more accessible version of this article here. Think druginduced ... these geometric structures. People have reported seeing them in neardeath experiences, as a result of disorders like epilepsy and ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  01:52  38 comments

Maths in a minute: Black holes
... Black holes are formed when a lot of mass is concentrated in a tiny region of space. For example, if we managed to concentrate all the ... stars, can warp the very fabric of space and time (see Maths in a minute: Einstein's theory of general relativity ). The warping of ...
Rachel  26 Jul 2018  22:52  0 comments

Cantor and Cohen: Infinite investigators part I
... matchmaker Georg Cantor was a German logician who, in the late 19th century, achieved a feat which scientists, philosophers, and ... published articles in New Scientist and talked about maths on Channel 4 radio's The Tube . As well as teaching and researching ...
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If we all go for the blonde
... girls, all but one of them brunette. The only blonde girl in the group is the one all the boys would first approach. Should you disregard ... like to thank the London Mathematical Society and the Maths, Stats and Operational Research Network, as well as the journal ...
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The death of the lightning calculator
... of the Plus new writers award 2006. On stage in a school auditorium in Lyons, France, stands a diminutive, bespectacled ... Norfolk. He is currently studying for his Alevels (Further Maths, Physics, English), and in the future wants to go on to study maths at ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  13:51  1 comment