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Human versus machine: who's better at proving theorems?
Country road, take me home
Road colouring problem solved
Plus 100 —the best maths of the last century
More maths grads
Helping business make a crust
The new Maths KTN is showing business how to do mathematics and mathematics how to do business.
The origins of proof IV: The philosophy of proof
concludes our Origins of Proof series by asking what a proof really
, and how we know that we've actually found one. One for the philosophers to ponder...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Grappling with chaos: The Abel Prize 2014
The ability to see order in chaos has won the mathematician Yakov G. Sinai the 2014 Abel Prize.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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