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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Siobhan Roberts

Siobhan Roberts is currently a fellow at the Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she is finishing a biography of John Horton Conway, to be published by Bloomsbury in 2014.

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Siobhan Roberts

Beautiful Mistakes

Truth or Beauty: Science and the Quest for Order March 2013
Every January, several thousand mathematicians converge in a convention centre for a meeting of minds, rotating through the cities of San Diego, Baltimore, San Antonio, Seattle and Atlanta. This year, back in San Diego, the theme of the massive Joint Mathematics Society (attendees mostly comprising members of the American Mathematical Association and the Mathematical Association of…