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How maths can make you rich and famous
One million dollars is waiting to be won by anyone who can solve one of the
grand mathematical challenges
of the 21st century. But be warned...these problems are hard. In the first of two articles, Chris Budd explains how to hit the bigtime.
Information overload - how mathematicians are helping us all to make sense of the vast amount of information now available to us
Sum problems - can you be good at mathematics without being good at arithmetic?
Readers' corner - Meet Mandy, the cuddly Mandelbrot set!
100 years after the birth of Paul Dirac, mathematicians and physicists gather to celebrate his beautiful work.
Ramanujan surprises again
A fascinating discovery sheds new light on the work of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
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