## News from the world of Maths

Proof is the essence of mathematics. But is the standard of proof in research maths really as high as mathematicians would like to believe?

Just in time for pi day Emma Haruka Iwao announces that she's calculated a record 31 trillion digits of the beloved number.

We celebrate International Women's Day with some of our favourite articles and videos from the last year.

The impact of GPS on our lives is celebrated with the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.

Researchers have shown that the fates of our collective memories, whether of a song, a research paper, an invention or a sports star, are all described by the same mathematical equation.

A new prime number with nearly 25 million digits was discovered just in time for Christmas.

Fields medallist Caucher Birkar tells us about his work and his unusual mathematical journey.