Third year BCom/BSc (Advanced Mathematics) student, Dorothy Cheung, speaks about her experiences studying maths at UNSW, her Girls Do The Maths Scholarship, and her advice for young girls who are interested in mathematics.
What is the best way to distribute a large number of points on the surface of a sphere? There are many answers to this question, depending on what you mean by "best". Many of these problems have intrigued researchers for many years, and some are still unsolved today.
Applications of this research range from modelling the Earth's climate to the design of golf balls.Read the full article.