Our latest edition, Issue 06, is available now. Enjoy the articles online or scroll down to view the magazine as a PDF.

## Features

### In conversation with… Cédric Villani

We feel underdressed for Breakfast at Villani's### Cardioids in coffee cups

Staring at your coffee, you wonder whether the light reflecting in cup really is a cardioid curve...### Mathematics for the three-fingered mathematician

Robert J Low flips one upside down.### The mathematics of Maryam Mirzakhani

We take a proper look at her mathematical accomplishments### Biography of Sophie Bryant

A biography of Sophie Bryant### Geographic profiling

Murder, maths, malaria and mammals### Roots: Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal was driven to begin the mechanisation of mathematics by his father's struggles with an accounts book in 17th century France.### On the cover: Euclidean Egg III

Euclidean Egg III makes the cover of issue 06!### Pretty pictures in the complex plane

Contemplate the beauty of the Julia and Mandelbrot sets and an elegant mathematical explanation of them### Pretend numbers

20 questions, the axiom of choice and colouring sequences.

## Fun

### Prize crossnumber, Issue 06

Win £100 of Maths Gear goodies by solving our famously fiendish crossnumber### Dear Dirichlet, Issue 06

Prof. Dirichlet tackles archaeology and supercomputers in answering your personal problems### Comic: The Inverse Homotopy, part 5

Part 5 of our mathematical comic's adventure### Which mathematical software are you?

"R" you a Matlab or a Python? Fortran or Mathematica? Find out which package suits you best.### Top Ten: Geometry instruments

The definitive chart of the best tools### What’s hot and what’s not, Issue 06

Mathematical fashion advice for an ever-changing world### Top ten vote issue 06

Vote for your favourite mathematical celebration day### Page 3 model: Crowd control

Modelling a Saturday afternoon on Oxford Street### How to make: a hyperbolic plane

A great way to waste a lot of paper

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