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A bright idea
What do computers and light switches have in common?
illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.
RIP Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications.
looks at Shannon's life and works.
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Answers on a donut – the Fields medal lecture of Manjul Bhargava
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
Fields, fun and food: The ICM 2014
The ICM 2014 in Seoul is off to a great start!
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
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