As the world prepares for COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.
Explore the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks with this collection of short introductions and in-depth articles.
Take a mathematical mystery tour of the marvellous intricacy of the brain!
(Visualisation by Nicolas Antille, EPFL)
Can physics shed new light on understanding language?
The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why...
Explore the mathematical study of symmetry with this collection of content, which includes short introductions, in-depth articles, a podcast, and some magic!
We reveal some of the maths and magic hidden within a simple pack of cards!
Meet the number that's bigger than the observable Universe!
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The golden ratio has many amazing properties. But is it really a secret of nature and the epitome of beauty?
This inspiring conference featured speakers from Africa, the US, the Caribbean and the UK. Here are some highlights.
How can sporting events, concerts, or festivals be kept safe in the face of rising COVID-19 infections?
A quick introduction to an abstract concept that's useful in anything from genetics to cosmology.
How can a wheel seem to move backwards while the car is moving forwards?
Why we need to know more about the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks.
Supervised learning meant providing algorithms with lots of answers, but now great progress is being made with far fewer resources.
Complex systems go! The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics.
What will uni be like this year? To find out we first need to understand what happened last year. A recent study has done just that, providing us with vital clues.