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Against the odds
looks back at the remarkable life of pioneering mathematician Emmy Amalie Noether (1882-1935). Despite her constant struggles to make her way in a man's world, she made significant contributions to the development of modern algebra.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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