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Andrew Wiles: what does it feel like to do maths?

Andrew Wiles tells us about what it was like to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, and what it feels like to do maths.

Spontaneous spirals

Simple mathematical rules can make for some interesting psychedelic science.

What made the Moon?

New research suggests that our trusty companion may not have been the Earth's first, but formed from several smaller moonlets.

Maths in a minute: Penguins

We can't let penguin awareness day pass without a look at some penguin maths.

'Can you solve my problems?'

In his latest puzzle book Alex Bellos uses maths to inspire and entertain.

'A farewell to ice'

Peter Wadhams' fascinating book explores the importance of sea ice for global climate and holds some grim warnings for the future.

The festival of the spoken nerd

Steve Mould, Helen Arney and Matt Parker prove that nerdery is the new rock'n'roll.

Maths in a minute: The graph isomorphism problem

How fast can you tell whether two networks are the same?