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ethics of science
A conversation with Freeman Dyson
The 2003 Dirac Lecturer, distinguished physicist
why he is an optimist, what makes life interesting and why old-fashioned maths is what you need for physics.
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
The 2013 Plus advent calendar
Is it cold outside? Yes! The fire warm? Yes! Snow on its way? Yes! Do we love Christmas? YES! Celebrate the...
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
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