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Genetics: Nature's digital code

Is nature using digital tools to deal with genetic information?

Maths in a minute: Chomp

Explore a game that involves biscuits and comes with a surprising mathematical twist — what could be better?

The real numbers and Cauchy sequences

We take the real numbers for granted, but what are they really? Here's an interesting way of looking at them.

Clocking the schedule

The way many football leagues schedule their fixtures can lead to unfair effects — and unsolved maths problems! Dries Goossens, who schedules the Belgian Pro League, explains.

Error correcting codes

Learn about magical mathematical methods for fixing errors on the fly.

Stephen Hawking: Memories of a colleague

What was Stephen Hawking like as a person and colleague? Cambridge mathematicians and physicists remember their most famous colleague with fondness.

A very useful pandemic

Cambridge researchers, the BBC, and thousands of citizen scientists have created a revolutionary infectious disease data set.

Maths in a minute: The axioms of probability theory

Take a quick trip to the foundations of probability theory.