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Plus magazine opens a door to the world of maths, with all its beauty and applications, by providing articles from top mathematicians and science writers on topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport.


It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies
illuminating the night with their synchronised flashing. Mathematicians have just solved a 40 year-old problem behind this striking phenomenon.

New analysis of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and that its spread was probably accelerated by school-age children.

We joined HRH Princess Anne and many great mathematicians to celebrating 50 years of the IMA at the Royal Society.

How does NICE make the difficult decision of which treatments to fund under the NHS?

We are very pleased with our new toy demonstrating the curvature of any smooth function – now you can try it out too!

Making a very special number out of primes.

The Tour de France zoomed past the home of Plus yesterday! We offer the riders a little mathematical edge in their quest for the yellow jersey…