This summer, the international mathematical community was abuzz with rumours that a proof of the famous "abc conjecture", a key problem in number theory, had been found.
Mrs Shum is a science and English teacher at Park Valley Secondary School. She is thinking about taking a group of students to the EcoPark in Tuen Mun, a new education facility that aims to inform...
Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities
by Ian Stewart
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The importance of a harmonious working environment should not be underestimated. If colleagues are hostile towards each other, energy levels and productivity will be affected.
If your back's to the wall, you may not necessarily be in a difficult situation. That's, of course, according to fung shui. If your back is literally facing a wall, it's like having 'mountain'...
The Housekeeper and the Professor
by Yoko Ogawa