Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
How calculating the height of a frustum gave a glimpse of the mathematical frontier.
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of their higher dimensional equivalent – manifolds.
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the theory and the equation that expresses it. Watch the video or read the article!
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe. How can we understand and predict it?