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Solving sudokus - colouring by numbers
Graph theory helps answer Sudoku questions
Why do the rich and popular get richer and more popular?
A computer program that can learn languages
Friends and strangers
Sometimes a mathematical object can be so big that, however disorderly we make the object, areas of order are bound to emerge.
looks at the colourful world of Ramsey Theory.
We take reliable radio communications for granted, but accommodating many different users is not easy.
explains how the mathematics of colouring graphs can help avoid interference on your mobile phone.
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
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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