What do we have over machines? A sense of agency
How do mathematical models of Covid-19 work and should we believe them? We talk to an epidemiologist, who has been working flat out to inform the government, to find out more.
Perfect numbers have foxed mathematicians for over 2000 years. Here's a quick look at the long struggle to find them.
For over 250 years minimal surfaces have been playing hide and seek with mathematicians. But what are they and why are they interesting?
Was the Brexit result fair? Will the general election be fair? Can any election ever be fair? Find out more about the maths of democracy with these articles.
We look back over how our picture of gravity has changed Image courtesy NASA.
Find out how these humble animals have inspired computer algorithms to solve complex real-world problems.
How do green algae manage a perfect breaststroke even though they haven't got a brain? The maths of synchronisation explains and even sheds light on human physiology and evolution.
What is everything made of?
Bees do it, rabbits do it, and luckily, we humans can do it too: explore the famous Fibonacci sequence! This collection of articles will tell you all you need to know.
Maths plays an essential role in fighting COVID-19, which is why the pandemic has featured a lot on Plus. Here is all our coverage at a glance.
We all now know about R, but sometimes it can be good to consider another number: the growth rate of an epidemic.
What can maths tell us about how to make universities safe from COVID-19?
Information is supremely powerful, yet it can't be described by traditional physics. Constructor theory provides a potential answer.
You may have heard about the Fibonacci sequence, but what about N-bonacci, N-annaci, and infinacci? Find out more here!
The mathematician Martin Hairer has been awarded the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics which, apart from the accolade, comes with $3 million in prize money.
We catch up with four giants of maths to see where their mathematical journey has taken them since winning prestigious prizes.