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The Plus sports page: El Niño and the Ashes
By Marc West 07/07/2009 As we have shown on Plus a number of times, cricket ... Reading, linking cricket success with the weather. We only blog about our maths/cricket geekiness, but these guys have research funding! ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  07:53  0 comments

On what day of the week were you born?
... + 30) − 5 = 2978 days between the two dates. Dividing by 7, we get 425 weeks with 3 days left over. Since 25 May 1961 is a Thursday, it ... numbers, and to find the remainder after dividing by 7. Each calculation requires only one of the day, month or year components ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  01:52  24 comments

Euler's polyhedron formula
... , in whose writings they first appeared. Figure 7: The Platonic solids. From left to right we have the tetrahedon with four ... 8 12 6 2 (b) 8 13 7 2 (c) 8 14 8 2 (d) 8 15 ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  13:51  70 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: What is a black hole? With Pau Figueras
What is a black hole? In this interview, which took place in November 2015, Pau Figueras, then Stephen Hawking Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, explained what black holes are, physically, how...
Rachel  7 Dec 2017  09:52  0 comments

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  7 Sep 2018  13:40  0 comments

Career interview: Application engineering manager, MathWorks
... the suspersonic car on Plus and on Tanya's blog .) And her mathematical background has even helped Tanya in ...
Rachel  27 Jul 2018  07:53  0 comments

Podcast 12, September 2008: Universal pictures
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Maths and politics
... Permalink Submitted by Matthew on September 7, 2018 it seems unfortunate that the tone of the article ...
Marianne  20 Sep 2018  11:49  2 comments

'The art of mathematics'
... worlds. You can read more of his inspired writing on his blog . Review by Phil Wilson ...
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'Nonplussed!'
... worlds. You can read more of his inspired writing on his blog . Review by Phil Wilson ...
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