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Looking for love?

If yes, then you're almost certainly looking online. We look at the algorithm behind one of the Internet's most popular dating sites.

Phantom jams

Traffic jams are particularly annoying when they occur for no apparent reason. A little maths goes a long way in explaining and avoiding such phantom jams.

Phenomenal physics

How do you bridge the gap between our highly mathematical theories of nature and experiments? Particle phenomenologist Maria Ubiali explains.

The power of snooker

Find out the power behind snooker statistics

The Abel Prize 2019

Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck has been awarded the Abel Prize 2019!

Inverse problems save the day

Inverse problems are mathematical detective problems. They can help solve crimes, are used in medical imaging, and much more.

A geometry for strings

If, as string theory suggests, the world is made of strings, then what does that mean for a geometry of points? Find out more in this video.

Maths in a minute: The Sydney Opera House

The mathematical puzzle behind the iconic structure.