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Author: Marc West
Aping around with numbers
Chimps beat humans in numeracy test
Changing the face of science
Changing your facial appearance with maths
'The tiger that isn't'
Mathematics is the language of science. Clear, simple, fundamental. Perhaps because of this purity, numbers can be the slaves of spin-doctors, politicians and an unscrupulous media.
Rollicking pollock debate
Fractal Modelling of Pollock paintings called into question
Debate surrounds $25000 prize won by undergraduate for
universal Turing machine problem
Modelling the immune system
Mathematicians lead effort to build common model of the immune system
2007 Nobel Prizes won by mathematicians
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Modelling digital music file sharing
Survival modelling of albums in the Top 100 casts light on the impact of file sharing
A symmetry approach to viruses
A Beautiful Mathematical Method for Modelling Viruses
Some sporty stats
With the rugby world cup in full swing, it's time to look at some numbers
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
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...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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