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Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?

Whatever you think of Donald Trump, we bet you didn't think he was good at game theory.

Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?

In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are and what role maths has to play in them.

With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?

This article explores how Euclid's ancient geometry interacts with all aspects of human thought and life.

The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered shaped philosophy, science, culture and art.

Here's a quick introduction to the most famous cat in the history of science. We hope it whets your appetite for quantum mechanics!