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  1. Jackson's fractals

    ... scales: a small chunk of a fractal, scaled up, has similar features to a larger one. The researchers noticed this feature in the ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 0 comments

  2. Career interview: Mathematical modelling consultant

    ... Once you've found the equations that encode the main features of your process, you can simulate it — for example on a computer — ...

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

  3. News from the world of maths: Issue 47 out now!

    ... the Plus new writers award , but we are overloaded with features about the ways maths influences and shapes our lives. We investigate ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 22:52 - 0 comments

  4. Maths and climate change: the melting Arctic

    ... Despite its simplicity, the model picks out some of the main features of ice growth. As the ice thickness increases, the rate of growth ... of the real distributions of ice thickness and features such as pressure ridges and open leads. When we're looking for trends ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 16:51 - 0 comments

  5. Can triangles help spot a bomb?

    ... at an image on a screen to see what kind of visual features their eyes latch onto. It's important to know how big the visual ...

    Marianne - 26 Jul 2018 - 16:51 - 2 comments

  6. Prize specimens

    ... possible region shapes, but they collected data about what features made a region good or bad. For example, they looked at how many ... piece was, and how much a tiling problem was affected by features of the boundary such as corners. To do this they had to make a priori ...

    plusadmin - 25 Jul 2018 - 19:46 - 0 comments

  7. Plus appears on Doctor Who!

    ... regular Plus readers will know, each issue of Plus features an interview with someone who has a maths or maths-related degree, and ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 13:51 - 0 comments

  8. Career interview: Games developer

    ... and relying on their feedback to incorporate the right new features. "We write the tools", Nick says, "but we spend a lot of time helping ... We are constantly redesigning the engine and thinking of new features to put in, based on what users want. "In this area there are so ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 0 comments

  9. It's bigger on the inside!

    ... mathematics into the plot, but there is another way it features on TV and film: as the force that drives visual effects. Simulations ...

    Marianne - 26 Jul 2018 - 16:51 - 1 comment

  10. 'Mathematics and democracy'

    ... than other systems. After examining various other features of approval voting — its vulnerability to strategic voting, the ... show how mathematics can be used to illuminate two essential features of democracy: – how individual preferences can be aggregated ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 07:49 - 1 comment