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Cambridge entry is now A*AA

Cambridge entry is now A*AA
10 February 2009

Cambridge believes that, contrary to the popular view, the move favours state school over private pupils.


Math Exams in Britain Have Become Too Easy

Math Exams in Britain Have Become Too Easy
20 January 2009

The difficulty of questions on mathematics exams taken by 16-year-olds in Great Britain has declined significantly since 1951


Slide rules OK

Slide rules OK
10 January 2009

Between the abacus and the computer came the slide rule


Is God a mathematician?

Is God a mathematician?
4 January 2009

a book about this geometric idea and its embodiement in the Fibonacci numbers


Mathematician honoured in New Year’s list

Mathematician honoured in New Year’s list
4 January 2009

Professor Martin Taylor FRS was knighted in this years’ honours list.


A mathematical search engine

A mathematical search engine

New specialist mathematical search engine WolframAlpha launched


Pop music and Fibonacci numbers.

Pop music and Fibonacci numbers.

The secret connection between them


Odd mathematics ...

Odd mathematics ...

Mathematics book wins prize for the world's book title


Proof at last for Boltzmann's 140-year-old gas equation

Proof at last for Boltzmann's 140-year-old gas equation

Mathematical proof that a seminal equation describing the behaviour of gases is correct