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Author: Marianne Freiberger
What happens to bent pasta?
How to measure a million
The risks in
Who wants to be a millionaire?
Career interview: Financial maths course director
Riaz Ahmad's mathematical career has led him from the complexities of blood flow to the risks of the financial markets via underwater acoustics.
found out how maths can explain all this and more.
Not just knots: the secrets of khipu
The Inka way of counting
A computer program that can learn languages
A new time machine
Take a journey to the limits of common sense
The search for the maths gene
Networks: nasty and nice
Maths brings down the Mafia
The artist's fractal fingerprint
Fractal geometry can identify Jackson Pollock's paintings
A major advance towards the twin prime conjecture
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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