News from the world of Maths

August 13, 2014

Artur Avila is being honoured for "formidable technical power, the ingenuity and tenacity of a master problem-solver, and an unerring sense for deep and
significant questions."

August 13, 2014

We are thrilled that brilliant mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded a Fields medal – the first woman to be recognised.

August 11, 2014
We have set up our temporary headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, to attend the International Congress of Mathematicians.
August 7, 2014

One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for the promotion of mathematics to the public.

August 7, 2014

Our image of the week shows a beautiful surface with many singularities.

August 7, 2014

How do you write numbers as string of 0s and 1s?

July 31, 2014

Our image of the week celebrates architect Antoni Gaudí's love of mathematical design.

July 30, 2014

Of numbers, beauty and bizarre animals.