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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
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...
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...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Make a difference to mathematics
Putting Turing on stage
Alan Turing was a mathematician and WWII code breaker who was convicted of homosexuality in the 1950s,...
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