“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a scientist in possession of good data, must be in want of a topologist.” ANU introduces Katharine Turner, topological mathematician and co-creator with her sister of Polite Society, a board game about Jane Austen novels (in all good drawing rooms soon). No topology (the study, as far as CMM can make out of shapes and spaces) was involved in making the game but it is a truth universally acknowledged that a mathematician in possession of a great game will not be in need of any additional fortune.
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