Author: Rachel Thomas

Plus celebrates its 10th birthday!
Adrian Bird, a performance engineer at Rolls Royce, tells Plus that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. You can follow your dreams to do maths and it can lead you to the skies.
Economists reveal that your neighbours significantly impact on your well-being.
We may not have found life out there, but there is a hexagon on Saturn.
Have you got a favourite number? I have two — 3 and 8 — but I'm afraid my reasons aren't particularly interesting: I am born on the 3rd and 8 is two 3's joined together.
A new liquid breaks the laws of physics
Nurturing the future of observational cosmology
A new way to use old data can help you assess your travel options
Mathematics illustrates the forefront of visualising science
Travel, money, meeting new people, living in new cultures, and a whole lot of sport — that's where maths has lead Jamie Clarke, an IT project manager who specialises in international sport projects such as the recent Winter Olympics in Torino. Jamie tells Plus how he went from engineering to the Olympics.