News from the world of Maths

December 2, 2015

How shaking hands with people in two different ways leads to a mathematical proof.

December 1, 2015

Find out how an annoying parking metre can get your creative juices flowing!

November 24, 2015

Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you win. What's the best strategy?

November 20, 2015

A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.

November 17, 2015

A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.

November 12, 2015

Does a church in Pisa display Fibonacci's famous number sequence?

November 4, 2015

Stephen Hawking's successor as Lucasian Professor studies the maths of soft matter.

November 3, 2015

A fascinating discovery sheds new light on the work of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.