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.

What do young researchers in maths and computer science work on? We find out at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019. From crime scene investigation to theoretical investigations of computer algorithms, the range is wide.

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 evolution.

Machine learning is the most important recent development in artificial intelligence. Find out how it works, what it can do, where it comes from and whether it's ethical with this collection of articles.

You've heard of the golden ratio. But have you heard of the silver ratio, the bronze ratio, indeed the whole infinite family of metallic siblings? If not then read this.

The laws of nature say that information can never be lost, so what happens when a black hole swallows it? Explore a mystery that intrigued Stephen Hawking until the end of his life.

After 2000 years of searching we only know of 51 perfect numbers and they're all even. What else do and don't we know about these rare and precious jewels of maths?