Virtually unknown mathematician Dr Yitang "Tom" Zhang to publish 'landmark' paper on theorem
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Monday 18 January 2010
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Thursday 26 November 2009
Monday 16 November 2009
The most important thing that happens today is that Liz Truss is confirmed as the candidate for South West Norfolk. Liz is exactly the kind of MP who will enrich the Commons: intelligent, an independent thinker, she doesn't come from a conventional Tory background but is nonetheless a champion of grassroots Conservatives. I hate to think how many good people have been discouraged from political service because of the intrusive public examination she has put up with over recent weeks.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Tuesday 20 October 2009
A fictionalised account of the final moments in the life of Alan Turing is to be premiered via The Independent website this weekend.
Friday 16 October 2009
The Russian poet Joseph Brodsky once described prison as a place where there was not enough Space and far too much Time. Although the hours in a day remain as constant as the turning of the Earth, the pace of time varies according to the biology of every living creature, and changes with age even within our own species. This is an experience puzzled over by philosophers, calculated by mathematicians, and analysed by psychologists. Eva Hoffman, one of our most lucid thinkers, explores cosmology and physiology, neuro-science and the deepest reaches of the unconscious in order to probe the nature of this mysterious dimension.
Saturday 03 October 2009
Sunday 27 September 2009
Sunday 20 September 2009
Friday 11 September 2009
Gordon Brown issued an apology to a Second World War code-breaker who committed suicide after being found guilty of gross indecency with another man.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Thousands have signed a Downing Street petition calling for a posthumous apology for the case Alan Turing, who designed a machine that cracked German codes during the Second World War and is considered the father of computing.
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