Plus Magazine

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Plus Magazine is an online popular mathematics magazine run under the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge.

Plus contains:

  • feature articles on all aspects of mathematics;
  • reviews of popular maths books and events;
  • a news section;
  • mathematical puzzles and games;
  • interviews with people in maths related careers;
  • Plus Podcast - Maths on the Move


Plus was initially named PASS Maths (Public Awareness and Schools Support for Maths) in 1997, when it was a project of the Interactive Courseware Research and Development Group, based jointly at the University of Cambridge and Keele University. Plus is now part of the Millennium Mathematics Project, a long term national initiative based in Cambridge and active across the UK and internationally.

Authors of articles in Plus include Stephen Hawking[1] and Marcus du Sautoy.[2]

Plus won the 2001 Webby for Best Science Site on the Web,[3] and has been described as "an excellent site put together by those with a real love for the subject".[4] In 2006 the Millennium Mathematics Project, of which Plus is a part, won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education.[5]


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