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Maths in a Minute: the wagon wheel effect

How can a wheel seem to move backwards while the car is moving forwards?

Opening the black box

Why we need to know more about the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks.

Mathematics without borders

The International Mathematical Union has celebrated its 100th anniversary with a conference entitled Mathematics without borders.

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics

Complex systems go! The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Maths in a minute: Semi-supervised machine learning

Supervised learning meant providing algorithms with lots of answers, but now great progress is being made with far fewer resources.

COVID-19 and universities: What do we know?

What will uni be like this year? To find out we first need to understand what happened last year. A recent study has done just that, providing us with vital clues.

On the mathematical frontline: Mike Tildesley

What do you actually do when you are modelling the COVID-19 pandemic? Find out with epidemiologist Mike Tildesley in our new podcast series.

Maths in a Minute: Simplices – the atoms of topology

If you love triangles as much as we do, we have great news – you can have them in any dimension you want!