iSquared Magazine Issue 2

This edition of iSquared magazine features:

The key to a secure future - David Mireles Morales explores why public-key cryptography is vital for confidential communications in the digital age.

The theory of flight - Ophir Samson debunks some of the myths about how aircraft achieve lift and looks at how it actually works.

Calculations, calculus and computing - Rebecca Morris discovers some historical applications of mathematics, from counting to route-finding. Rebecca looks at the power of calculus and the Chinese postman algorithm.

Mathematics and poetry - Michael Bartholomew-Biggs shares extracts from his collection of mathematical poetry In addition, each issue of the iSquared magazine contains news items, puzzles, a book review and the work of a mathematical great. This issue tells of the work of Georg Cantor.

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