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Author: Michael Foale and Robert Osserman with Marianne Freiberger
The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft
On the 25th of May 1997 a dramatic collision tore a hole into the space station
and sent it hurtling through space. As NASA astronaut
, the fate of
and its crew hinged on a classical set of equations.
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
Answers on a donut – the Fields medal lecture of Manjul Bhargava
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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