Grothendieck’s five children are disputing what they say is the paltry valuation of €45,000 placed on at least 30,000 pages of the documents by the French national library
Two academics have discovered how to carve up pizza equally - to infinity
The mathematician is the first to solve the connudrum since it was first proposed by Bernhard Riemann in 1859
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Teachers at one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools are staging a series of walkouts from Thursday over what they see as an attempt to introduce “zero-hour” contracts at their school.
Theories that aim to unlock the mysteries of maths, physics and perhaps the universe
Girls lack confidence in their ability in maths and science and are therefore put off from applying for jobs in engineering and computing, a new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows today.
Science, maths, medicine and engineering degrees will all now require at least two A*s and one A
Concorde engineer says her profession is perfect for girls
It's all in the maths, say two professors, who have an algorithm to prove it
Scientists publish first mathematical proof explaining the reason it might always seem like everyone else is doing better than you – because (on average) they are
If you have nearly 100 critically endangered animals, how do you target limited conservation resources? Australian scientists have come up with one solution, using a mathematical equation to determine which species should be saved and which let go.
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Johanes Kepler, who was born on 27 December 1771, was born near Stuttgart and made his foray into astronomy after he worked as a maths teacher in Graz, Austria - where he became an associate of Prince Hans Ulrich von Eggenberg.
He was the father of modern computing whose work on the Enigma code at Bletchley Park is said to have shortened the Second World War.