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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.

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

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.

Of numbers, beauty and bizarre animals.

It's trigonometry's best kept secret!

Why we all love 7 (according to Alex Bellos).