Author: Rachel Thomas

The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Who is to blame for the current financial crisis?
And three cheers for the maths behind its success!
Intuitive number sense linked to formal mathematics ability
The mathematics of foam coats Olympic swimming venue
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.