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Compound infections

Why does the number e appear in models of exponential growth?

Careful with your Christmas b(a)ubbles

Modelling shows that your choice of how many households you bubble with this Christmas can make a real difference to the spread COVID-19.

Some lovely proofs by picture

Don't like trigonometry? Don't worry, here are three beautiful proofs of a well-known result that make do without it.

The PEMDAS Paradox

What answer do you get when
you calculate 6÷ 2(1+2)?

Universe Unravelled

We're proud to announce the launch of a documentary we have been working with Discovery and the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology.

Maths in a minute: The axioms of probability theory

Take a quick trip to the foundations of probability theory.

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 that often gets around the internet...

The mathematics of your next family reunion

We are all missing our family at the moment - find out exactly what you have in common!