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Einstein as icon
One hundred years ago, in 1905, Albert Einstein changed physics forever with his special theory of relativity. Since then his name — and hair do — have become synonymous with genius.
John D Barrow
looks at Einstein as a media star.
Where is the next generation? — more bad news for maths education.
Editorial, mathematics education, mathematics in the media, public understanding of mathematics, adrian smith
Where is the next generation? - more bad news for maths education.
Can Plus cure crazy scientists? - the science stereotype persists.
Who do you trust?
Statisticians welcome a call to make official statistics independent - but can it really be done in one hour?
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Struggling for sixteen
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Burning buried sunshine
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
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