Issue 08 was released on 19 October 2018. Enjoy the articles online or scroll down to view the magazine as a PDF.
In conversation with Eugenia ChengWe chat to the author of the best-selling book How to Bake Pi and pioneer of maths on YouTube
Too good to be TruchetColin Beveridge looks at different designs for 2- and 3-dimensional tiles
Topological tic-tac-toeAlex Bolton plays noughts and crosses on unusual surfaces
Somewhere over the critical lineRead about Maxamillion Polignac's adventures in a prime-hating world
Mathematics and art: the ELHPAdam Atkinson uses maths to try to help a sculptor
On the cover: Hydrogen orbitalsFind out more about the weird shapes on the cover of Issue 08
What is the point of intersection?Elizabeth A Williams falls off a log
Roots: Gerolamo CardanoEmma Bell explains why the Renaissance mathematician Gerolamo Cardano styled himself as the "man of discoveries".
An invitation to category theoryJust what is category theory? Tai-Danae Bradley explains
Significant figures: Katherine JohnsonBiography of Katherine Johnson, NASA human computer and research mathematician
The magnetic pendulumA tabletop demonstration of chaos.
How to make: a Möbius SurpriseSurprise yourself by making this thing
Hilbert’s hotel: the board gamePrint it out and play against your friends!
Prize crossnumber, Issue 08Win £100 of Maths Gear goodies by solving our famously fiendish crossnumber
Which number are you?Are you perfect or imaginary? Are you a square?
Dear Dirichlet, Issue 08Village fetes, Brexit and flowers are among the topics of discussion in this issue's Dear Dirichlet advice column
Top Ten: Units of measurementThe definitive chart of the best units
Top ten vote issue 08Vote for your favourite Chalkdust regular
I ❤️ mathsTired of hearing people ask which area of maths is your favourite? Get one of these tattooed on your forehead and you'll never be asked again...
Page 3 model: PonytailsMany mysteries about hair are now revealed with the ponytail shape equation
What’s hot and what’s not, issue 08Fashion is fleeting, Chalkdust regulars are not.
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