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Light's identity crisis
What is light? Sometimes it seems wave-like and sometimes particle like. See how Einstein applied his theory of relativity to the problem, predicted that photons have no mass and laid the foundations for quantum mechanics.
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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