# Articles

You've heard of the golden ratio but have you heard of the silver ratio? And all its other cousins called the metallic numbers? Read this article to meet the family!

From Fibonacci to spirals: explore the mathematical wonders of metallic numbers.

For over 250 years *minimal surfaces* have been playing hide and seek with mathematicians. But what are they and why are they interesting?

Find out how these humble animals have inspired computer algorithms to solve complex real-world problems.

To celebrate the recent centenary of the first major test of Einstein's general theory of relativity, we look back over how our picture of gravity has changed.

It looks trivial but it keeps going viral. What answer do you get when

you calculate 6÷ 2(1+2)? David Linkletter explains the source of the confusion.

Would you like to get away from Earth? Here's how fast you would need to go.

How does the voting system for the European Parliament elections work?