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Physicists believe that around 82% of all the matter in the Universe is invisible dark matter. But if it's invisible how do they know it's there?

Cambridge mathematicians and physicists remember their most famous colleague with fondness.

To understand the why the cosmic microwave background tells us so much about the Universe, you first need to understand what created it: sound waves travelling through the early Universe.

What is dark energy and how do we know it's there?

Fully functioning invisibility cloaks are closer to becoming a reality than you might think. Here's a quick look at the maths and science involved in producing them.

How do you make a stealth aircraft that's invisible to radar? An area of maths called random matrix theory holds the answer.

Rock and its use for tools and buildings has shaped human civilisation. Here's an introduction to the maths of rocks.

From communication technology to LCD displays: crystals are a hugely important part of modern life. Find out more about them with this article.