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In his second article,
explains the role of mathematics in the design of Hi-Fi loudspeakers.
What a coincidence!
Coincidences are familiar to us all but what are the so-called laws of chance? From coin tossing to freak weather events,
explains how probability is at the heart of it all.
What's in a name?
Image analysis - a modern application of mathematics
New technology has provided us with some amazing images - satellite images, medical images, even images beamed back from Mars.
tells us about the increasing role of statistics in interpreting them.
Mathematical mysteries: twin primes
We know there is infinitely many primes, but are there infinitely many twin primes?
The Dearing report
Network capacity problem
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
From 70 million to just 600...
This year has seen a flurry of results as mathematicians hunt down the elusive proof of the twin prime...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Learning arithmetic in Georgian England
Georgian school maths: bushels of corn, kilderkins of beer and feeding soldiers. All without algebra!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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