Does light have weight? Newton thought so. His laws predicted that gravity would bend of light, two centuries before Einstein's revolution.

Our image of the week shows the courtyard of the British Museum in London with its beautiful glass and steel roof.

An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry

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

What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?

Soon you will be able to step inside a mathematical space and experience the beauty and importance of maths!

What makes a number a constant of nature?

Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.

Change the way you look at your commute with our image of the week!

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

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