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In conversation with Martin HairerWe talk to the Fields medallist about his life, his work and his advice to his younger self.
I don’t like science fictionPeach Semolina admits her true feelings about science fiction, and delves into the maths of quantum teleportation.
A canal runs through itColin Beveridge barges in and admires some curious railway bridges
Quarto in higher dimensionsPeter Rowlett is gonna need a bigger board
2022 Fields medal winnersAlbert Wood returns to introduce the work that has won mathematics’ most famous award this year.
Spam calls and number blockingMichael Wendl really wants those spammers to stop calling him
Formal sumsNik Alexandrakis explains what they are and what they can tell us
Things with silly namesKatie Steckles doesn't understand why any mathematical phenomenon would ever have a not-silly name
On the cover: Some assembly requiredTrippy brain massages from Sam Palmer's artwork on the front of Issue 16
A day in the lifeWe talk to four mathematicians at different stages of their careers
Dog leads, mirrors and Hermann MinkowskiDonovan Young looks at the shapes made when two cones collide
Who’s your font soulmate?Find out by answering six simple questions
Prize crossnumber, Issue 16Can you solve it?
How to make sci-fi fans angryFollow these simple steps to frustrate anyone who ever dreamed of using their light saber on the USS Enterprise
The big argument: Is Matlab better than Python?Which do you prefer?
Top ten vote issue 16Have your say
Cryptic crossword, Issue 16Can you solve it?
Top Ten: Mathematical clothesThe definitive chart of the best matrices
What’s hot and what’s not, Issue 16Fashion is fleeting, Chalkdust regulars are not.
Page 3 model: Why don’t stars collapse?Why don't they?
Dear Dirichlet, Issue 16Girl guides, cooking, and public transport find their way into the prof's postbox this issue.
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