# Articles

Maths in a minute: Measure

Learn how lengths, areas, and volumes generalise to the concept of measure, and how this relates to integration and probability.

The EMS Prizes 2024: Frederick Manners

Frederick Manners  has won a prestigious EMS Prize at the European Congress of Mathematics 2024 for, among other things, a problem involving pyjamas.

How to compute the dimension of a fractal

Find out what it means for a shape to have fractional dimension.

The EMS Prizes 2024: Tom Hutchcroft

Tom Hutchcroft has won a prestigious EMS Prize at the European Congress of Mathematics 2024, for work on mathematical models that can help us figure out phase transitions.

The EMS Prizes 2024: Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery has won a prestigious EMS Prize at the European Congress of Mathematics 2024 for work on objects so ubiquitous in everyday life it's easy to forget they're mathematical: networks.

The European Congress of Mathematics 2024!

The ninth European Congress of Mathematics has kicked off in Seville, Spain, and we're here too!

Moduli spaces: Exploring the torus space

This article describes how you can describe the entire universe of Riemann tori (surfaces that look like dooughnuts) in one go.

Moduli spaces: What type of Riemann tori are there?

A Riemann torus is a surface that looks like a doughnut. This articles explored how you might tell Riemann tori apart.

Moduli spaces: Introducing Riemann surfaces

How many different surfaces are there? The question seems impossible to answer, but mathematicians have a way of dealing with the multitude. Follow us on a journey into the world of moduli spaces.

Beating bird flu with maths

With bird flu spreading through cattle herds in the US and infecting humans, the diseases poses a severe threat to wild life, poultry and also people. What can mathematical modelling do to help?

Maths in a Minute: Group actions

What exactly do we mean when we say group theory is the study of symmetry? Group actions make precise what it means for a group to act by symmetries on an object.

How to (im)prove mathematics

Find out how a story starting with the simple notion of counting ends in a revolutionary new way of doing maths that uses computers to harness the power of human collaboration!