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Spotting lizards

Are pretty lizard patterns the result of a living cellular automaton?

The beauty of maths is in the brain of the beholder

Is maths beautiful? New research into the workings of our brains suggests that it is.

Citizen science: The statistics of language

Whether you're aware of it or not, the language you use to express yourself follows strict mathematical principles.

LIGO detects a new gravitational wave

The newly observed ripple in spacetime will help us unlock some of the secrets of the Universe.

Probably magic!

When you shuffle a deck of cards chances are the order of cards you produced has never been produced before! Find out why and learn a card trick too!

Introducing Florence Nightingale

A brief introduction to the famous nurse and statistician.

Maths in a minute: Cellular automata

Mindless games can produce surprising results.

'The mathematics lover's companion'

Edward Scheinerman's book is a friendly exploration of some of the most beautiful and significant results in mathematics.