In July this year, Australia will be visited by many prominent international scientists attending a major international conference on General Relativity, Gravitation and Gravitational Waves. This will be the first International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation to be held in the Australian region.
Each year Parabola celebrates the winners of the annual UNSW School of Mathematics Competition and each year there are standout performances from many Sydney Schools including James Ruse Agricultural High School and Sydney Boys High.
Welcome to the final issue of Parabola for 2007. The focus of this issue is on practical applications of mathematics.