Our images of the week show the amazing snow art created by Simon Beck.

Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.

Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works for negative numbers.

Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all been written already!

Our image of the week is all about chemistry!

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

Our image of the week shows one of our favourite topological shapes.

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