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Richard Elwes  
Website of the author of, among other books, Mathematics 1001, How to Build a Brain (Mathematics without the Boring Bits), and Chaotic Fishponds and Mirror Universes. Prior to lecturing at the University of Leeds, Elwes earned his PGCE (QTS) in secondary mathematics teaching at Dixons City Academy in Bradford and Calder High School in Mytholmroyd. His blog posts, which date back to March, 2007, have included "Paul Cohen 2: The Continuum Hypothesis," "The Fourlegged Mince of Progress," "Cantor and Cohen: Infinite Investigators," "An infinitely bored librarian," "Book Review: Meta Maths: The Quest for Omega," "Noting knots," "Passing Platonic Solids," "Dürer, rhinos, and snowflakes," "An Idiotic Paradox," "A hat game 2," "Linear Programming in New Scientist," "Flipping Classrooms and Hegartymaths," "Total Numbers of Permutations," "Faro Shuffles," "Math Frolicking," "Euler's Partition Theorem," "The top 10 mathematical achievements of the last 5ish years, maybe," and "What's woolly and equivalent to the Axiom of Choice?"  


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