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  1. Maths around the clock

    ... and taking the square-root. Here is an example of a 7 clock. Examples for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 are given below (notice ...

    Marianne - 6 Nov 2018 - 15:42 - 0 comments

  2. Maths and politics

    ... Permalink Submitted by Matthew on September 7, 2018 it seems unfortunate that the tone of the article ...

    Marianne - 13 Nov 2018 - 15:41 - 2 comments

  3. From an ecologist's nightmare to a mathematician's dream

    ... than the two shorter paths { r , v 1 , v 4 } (7+2=9) and { r , v 2 , v 4 } (1+6=7). Given a directed ...

    Marianne - 6 Nov 2018 - 11:10 - 0 comments

  4. Maths in a minute: Binary numbers

    ... 4 x 1000 + 3 x 1000 + 0 x 10 + 2 x 1. Similarly, 7396 stands for 7 x 1000 + 3 x 100 + 9 x 10 + 6 x 1. What do the ...

    Marianne - 5 Nov 2018 - 14:18 - 0 comments

  5. News from the world of maths: Mathematical physicist wins 2008 Templeton Prize

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Mathematical physicist wins 2008 Templeton Prize The 2008 Templeton Prize has been awarded to Polish mathematical physicist ...

    plusadmin - 6 Apr 2010 - 14:44 - 0 comments

  6. Error correcting codes

    ... this with a simple example. The numbers from 0 up to 7, written in binary, are: 000 (0) 001 (1) 010 (2) 011 (3) 100 (4) 101 (5) 110 (6) 111 (7) (You can read more about binary numbers here , or simply believe ...

    Marianne - 31 Oct 2018 - 12:17 - 0 comments

  7. The origins of proof II : Kepler's proofs

    ... 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 ... Postulates - see The Origins of Proof, Part I in Issue 7 ), followed in turn by deductive proofs. In most of his works, Kepler does ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 1 comment

  8. The Fields Medal 2018: Peter Scholze

    ... seven numbers 0, 1, ..., 6 with arithmetic defined modulo 7 is a field. (You can read about modular arithmetic here .) ... of the field – for our field of arithmetic modulo 7, the characteristic is 7. (For any field defined as the arithmetic modulo ...

    Rachel - 9 Oct 2018 - 13:59 - 0 comments

  9. A disappearing number

    ... By  Rachel Thomas December 2008 Listen to the accompanying podcast One morning ...

    plusadmin - 15 Oct 2018 - 12:31 - 0 comments

  10. Born from broken symmetry

    ... By  Marianne Freiberger 10/10/2008 The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three men whose work has ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 07:53 - 0 comments