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2018 is the centenary of a mathematical result that changed the character of physics.

Having trouble with algebra? Then try these visual proofs of two well-known algebraic identities.

How to arrange oranges in higher dimensions.

Are you bored with 1 to 12? Then have a look at these mathematical clock faces!

Tracing the path of invading species using a famous problem in graph theory.

Escaping the tyranny of the straight line.

Atomic clocks are the best time keepers, but need to be kept incredibly cold. Paradoxically, the cooling is achieved by shining light on them.

Bitcoin is a digital currency that isn't regulated by any kind of central authority. The structure which allows this decentralisation is called blockchain. But how, and how well, does it work?