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    Published: 23/02/2017
    Kenneth Arrow 1921 - 2017. Image: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service , CC BY 3.0 . The Nobel Prize winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow died on Tuesday at his home in California. He was 95. Arrow's ... Read more
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    Published: 10/02/2017
    By  Marianne Freiberger Maths is useful for everyone, not just humans. To be successful in your hunting and foraging, and to keep track of your family members and predators, you need to be able t ... Read more
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  • Maths in a minute: The golden ratio

    Published: 9/02/2017
    The golden ratio was first studied by the ancient Greeks, and it was defined in terms of geometry. Take a piece of line and divide it into a longer and a shorter piece so that the ratio between the wh ... Read more
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    Published: 8/02/2017
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