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Author: Marianne Freiberger
Spinning in space
Will Einstein's general theory of relativity hold true?
Game theory wins Nobel prize
Two game theorists share prize for their analyses of conflict and cooperation
Just a second
A brief history of time keeping
Love's a gamble
Mathematicians in search of romantic success
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
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Maths, metronomes and fireflies
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised...
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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