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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?

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

Since he Universe is all there is, there's nothing for it to expand into. So what does "expansion" mean?

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

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.

Why your muesli shakes down in unexpected ways.

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