What’s hot and what’s not, Issue 09

Fashion is fleeting, Chalkdust regulars are not.


Maths is a fickle world. Stay à la mode with our guide to the latest trends.

HOT The 10-issue challenge

We challenge you to write an article for issue 10 of Chalkdust.

NOT The 10-year challenge

What’s so special about base 10 anyway?

HOT Conferences in exotic places

A two-week conference on the isle of Saint Marie? Yes please!

NOT Conferences in Milton Keynes

How about a week in MK? Not in the slightest, Florence.

NOT A new largest prime number

As Brenda from Bristol brilliantly put it: “You’re joking—not another one!”

HOT A new largest compound number

You could fill a warehouse with people looking for a new largest composite number and call it a factory.

HOT Puzzles on Twitter

Twitter is full of excellent puzzles thanks to
@CShearer41, @solvemymaths, panlepan, puzzlecritic and others.

NOT Puzzles on Facebook

No one cares that only a genius can do BIDMAS.

HOT Top ten

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NOT What’s hot and what’s not

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