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& WHAT’S

WHAT’S

HOT NOT

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

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40-minute conference snores 5-minute talks Show us your coolest stuff and let us chat to you later.

You lost everyone after that entire page of algebra, mate.

Maths T-shirts

274,207,281 − 1 The new largest known prime number, found in January 2016!

Show your friends you’re better than them by wearing some maths they don’t understand. (buy yours at chalkdustmagazine.com)

Maths tattoos

257,885,161 − 1 Fake proofs of the Riemann Hypothesis Three cheers for Dr Enoch! We will never get tired of the panicked excitement following one of these.

17½ million digits of insignificance, you useless old largest prime.

Volume = pi*z*z*a Everyone knows you use the letters a for radii and z for heights.

Pizza cutting Want equally-sized pieces but not all with crust? No longer only possible with just 6 or 12 friends!

Counterexamples Please don’t find one of these. It would ruin a lot of PhDs.

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Pictures T-shirt: Wikimedia Commons, user Camisetas. Dr Enoch: Opeyemi Enoch.

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