Read about our events this year, and enjoy some guest submissions in the form of a poem and a puzzle.
The Sudoku has been a puzzling staple since its introduction
in 1979. Most newspaper Sudokus will have around 25 clues –
pre-filled numbers – with more added as the difficulty decreases.
But if you have ever tried to generate a Sudoku on your own,
you may have wondered – what is the smallest number of clues
for the sudoku to be uniquely solvable?
On the 18th of March, multiplication was revolutionised when two researchers found the fastest method yet for multiplying large numbers.
There is an open problem in mathematics pertaining to the integers that are, or rather are not, the sum of three integer cubes.
Howdy AUMS! Thanks to the incomparable hard work and
dedication of our fabulous editor, Alex Schutz, I’m proud to
announce that ColAUMS is back for 2019!