News from the world of Maths

November 20, 2014

Our images of the week show the amazing snow art created by Simon Beck.

November 19, 2014

There are many theories in particle physics that cannot be tested in experiments. Does this make it unscientific? This debate, featuring one of our favourite theoretical physicists, David Tong, explores the question.

November 17, 2014

If you roll a parabola along a straight line then the shape its focus traces out as it goes is ... a catenary!

November 12, 2014

Why do diamonds sparkle? Where is the 4th dimension in Dali's paintings? Find out the answer to these and 98 other questions about maths and art at John Barrow's talk to launch his new book.

November 5, 2014

Our image of the week is all about chemistry!

November 3, 2014

Why does a long pole help balance?

November 3, 2014

The complex maths of weather and climate.

October 29, 2014

Why sloppy estimates of pi simply aren't good enough.