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A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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