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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. Simon Singh wins Leelavati Prize for Public Outreach in Maths

    ... Simon Singh In 1990 he joined BBC's Science and Features department and in 1996 directed a BAFTA Award winning documentary ...

    Marianne - 25 Jul 2018 - 22:47 - 1 comment

  5. Fishy business

    ... how humans so quickly recognize faces, even when only a few features are seen under adverse viewing conditions. Brennan hoped that her program could be used as a tool for investigating just which features people focus upon in this remarkable pattern-recognition process. The ...

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

  6. Getting the most out of life - Part 2

    ... is to swap with probability 1/ n .) The two important features of f ( n ) that we are relying on are: As n gets ...

    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. 'Sync: the emerging science of spontaneous order'

    ... that govern our sleep cycles. One of the most striking features of this section is the exotic nature and sheer geographic scope of the ...

    plusadmin - 25 Jul 2018 - 22:47 - 0 comments

  9. Celebrating Black Mathematician Month!

    ... will appear over the next few weeks. And Chalkdust also features an article by one of our favourite mathematicians, Nira Chamberlain ...

    Rachel - 20 Jul 2018 - 04:42 - 0 comments

  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