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Author: Konrad Polthier
Imaging maths - Unfolding polyhedra
Not only are paper models of geometric shapes beautiful and intriguing, but they also allow us to visualise and understand some important geometric constructions. Konrad Polthier tells us about the gentle art of
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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