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Author: Rachel Thomas
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
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Virtually reducing the 3D load
Digital weight loss for Shrek and his virtual 3D buddies!
Ripped off at the beach
For the first time, scientists solve the equations to understand how flash rips are formed.
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Using mathematics to do a head count, researchers have discovered the world's biggest jaguar population in a protected area.
A rare view of Venus
The Venus transit on June 8 gives us the chance to measure the scale of the Solar System.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
When things get weird with infinite sums
What is 1-1+1-1+1-1+...? How infinite sums challenge our notion of arithmetic.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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