Why there is a limit to how much better computer chips can get and what it's got to do with black holes.

How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.

Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend light, two centuries before Einstein's revolution.

An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry

The bitter battle for the cubic equation.

It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the hyperbola!