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Gravitational waves get Nobel Prize

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their role in the detection of gravitational waves.

Happy Ada Lovelace day!

Celebrate female mathematicians with these articles and videos.

Fighting future pandemics

Take part in an exciting new project and help fight future pandemics!

Celebrating Black Mathematician Month!

Building a more representative mathematical community

Bach and the musical torus

In a previous article we found a Möbius strip in Bach's music. This time it's a doughnut shape.

Maths in a minute: The two envelopes problem

What's wrong with this probability argument?

A quick chat with Stephen Smale

In this short clip the Fields medallist tells us about his bad marks at school and his fascinatingly eclectic work as a mathematician.

Photo © Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation / Mueck – 2017.

A quick chat with Seth Lloyd

The "quantum mechanic" talks about how quantum computers might impact society and the limits of measurement.

Photo © Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation / Kreutzer – 2017.