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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
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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