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Bringing UK maths together

The new Academy for the Mathematical Sciences is a step closer to its full launch.

Mathematical snapshots: Teo Deveney

Teo tells us about his work in artificial intelligence, his travels around the world, and how inspiration sometimes strikes in the pub.

Catching clouds with artificial intelligence

Clouds make the weather, yet their detail isn't taken into account in weather forecasts. Artificial intelligence might be able to help.

Can artificial intelligence help predict the weather?

Predicting the weather is hard. With more data and computing power becoming available, artificial intelligence can help.

Maths in a minute: Thermodynamics

Tea gone cold? Don't worry, you can cheer yourself up with the theory of thermodynamics.

Maths in a minute: Numerical weather prediction

How does your phone know what the weather's going to be like?

What is the Abel Prize?

Find out more about one of the highest honours in maths.

Maths in a minute: Correlation versus causation

Wet cats don't cause umbrellas and umbrellas don't cause wet cats.

When being wrong is right

What can we learn from the COVID crisis about finding consensus?

Maths in a minute: Percentage error

How good is your estimate?

Should people learn maths until age 18?

Here are some reasons we think it's not a bad idea.

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