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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.
What's in a name?
In his second article,
explains the role of mathematics in the design of Hi-Fi loudspeakers.
Mathematical mysteries: twin primes
We know there is infinitely many primes, but are there infinitely many twin primes?
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.
Natural frequencies and music
In the first of two articles,
discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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