News from the world of Maths

February 29, 2020

The "free-range mathematician" and "architect of particle physics" has passed away in Princeton.

February 13, 2020

As the world prepares for the worst, we explore the maths that can help us stop a pandemic.

November 20, 2019

Cambridge joins Black History Month celebrations with an event showcasing the contributions of black mathematicians.

November 19, 2019

Do you like the number e? Then you might like this curious fact about its first four digits.

September 20, 2019

Wim Hordijk recently sent us a digital postcard from Vienna, where he had traced the steps of the eminent mathematician Kurt Gödel. Here is what he discovered.

June 26, 2019

A new particle that has recently been discovered at CERN confirms predictions made by theoretical physicists over six years ago.

May 28, 2019

A new online tool developed with the help of statisticians enables patients to make informed treatment choices.

May 23, 2019

Mathematicians have revived an old approach to solving the famous Riemann hypothesis.