Articles

In the first of two articles, David Henwood discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.

We know there is infinitely many primes, but are there infinitely many twin primes?

  • What's in a name?
  • Disaster
In his second article, David Henwood explains the role of mathematics in the design of Hi-Fi loudspeakers.
Coincidences are familiar to us all but what are the so-called laws of chance? From coin tossing to freak weather events, Geoffrey Grimmett explains how probability is at the heart of it all.
New technology has provided us with some amazing images - satellite images, medical images, even images beamed back from Mars. Julian Stander tells us about the increasing role of statistics in interpreting them.