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News from the world of Maths
December 8, 2003
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Erasing experimental error
November 24, 2003
A new project hopes to reduce the experimental error in science teaching.
Monitoring the monitors
November 17, 2003
The Royal Statistical Society is calling for more effective performance monitoring.
Burning buried sunshine
November 10, 2003
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Near miss or normal?
October 14, 2003
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Calling all code crackers
September 30, 2003
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Just a little turbulence
September 8, 2003
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
Could maths have caught Shipman?
August 3, 2003
Harold Shipman could have been detected earlier by monitoring the death rates of his patients.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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