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Student interview - Andrew Snape
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.
Travel bursary for conference reports
Career interview - Actuarial Student
Find out about what it is like to work as an actuary with Watson Wyatt Partners Worldwide. There's also salary information and a careers contact point.
What's in a name?
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.
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Make a difference to mathematics
Folding the future: From origami to engineering
Back in the days before smart phones with GPS functions became ubiquitous we had maps. Remember how hard it...
Why you shouldn't use a toss for overtime
In soccer a coin toss is used to decide who goes first in a penalty shootout and similarly in American...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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