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We take reliable radio communications for granted, but accommodating many different users is not easy.
explains how the mathematics of colouring graphs can help avoid interference on your mobile phone.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Put the gobbling goat on a diet
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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