geometry

You might know the famous formula for an area of a circle, but why does this formula work? Tom Körner's explanation really is a piece of cake, served up with a hefty estimate of pi.
Mathematicians offer new proof of quasicrystals' strange electronic properties.
We may not have found life out there, but there is a hexagon on Saturn.
Plus went to see members of Norman Foster's group of architects to learn about the maths behind architecture.
Leonhard Euler was one of the most prolific mathematicians of all time. This year marks the 300th anniversary of his birth. Robin Wilson starts off a four part series on Euler with a look at his life and work.
Computer generated movies and electronic games: Joan Lasenby tells us about the mathematics and engineering behind them.
Runner up in the schools category. Dusty books, chalky blackboards and checked shirts are all things usually associated with maths. But according to Jonathan Tims, pubs, hot chocolate and cats can be far more inspirational. Join him on a trip through shadow land.
A public discussion explores deep questions
Van Gogh paintings mimic the physics that governs turbulence
Everyone knows what symmetry is, and the ability to spot it seems to be hard-wired into our brains. Mario Livio explains how not only shapes, but also laws of nature can be symmetrical, and how this aids our understanding of the universe.
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