Author: Rachel Thomas

The 2006 Abel prize celebrates the mathematician who helped make mp3s possible.
Mathematicians may make the "invisibility cloak" more powerful
The Millennium Mathematics Project wins the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
Mathematicians find a new minimal surface
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
Rachel Thomas looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
Jose Munoz explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.