The Mayan civilisation brought forth many great things — including this clever way of making a right angle.

Our images of the week are taken from the beautiful design of the new maths Gallery

The Fields medallist reveals the beauty of numbers, how he drew inspiration from Sanskrit maths and a Rubik's cube, and how his maths fits with his tabla playing.

We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!

Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?

Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?

Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.

In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.

Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?

Sometimes a piece of maths can be so neat and elegant, it makes you want to shout "eureka!" even if you haven't produced it yourself. One of our favourite examples is the art gallery problem.

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