News from the world of Maths

July 31, 2014

Our image of the week celebrates architect Antoni Gaudí's love of mathematical design.

July 30, 2014

Of numbers, beauty and bizarre animals.

July 24, 2014

We are very pleased with our new toy demonstrating the curvature of any smooth function – now you can try it out too!

July 24, 2014

Our image of the week!

July 18, 2014

One of our favourites images from the book 50 visions of mathematics. It is of a demonstration at Imperial College in 1887 of the mathematical principles behind (or should that be underneath?) the Forth Bridge.

July 16, 2014

If you love physics and making movies then this is for you.The Foundational Questions Institute is excited to present its first-ever video contest.

July 11, 2014
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Our image of the week is this beautiful image created to mark Germany's historic 7-1 win over Brazil in the World Cup semifinal this week.

July 11, 2014

It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised flashing. Mathematicians have just solved a 40 year-old problem behind this striking phenomenon.