Tope Omitola looks back at the tragically short but inspiringly productive life of a true original: Evariste Galois.
According to Shakespeare, music is the food of love. But Jeffrey Rosenthal follows Galileo's observation that the entire universe is written in the language of mathematics - and that includes music.

Infinities are tricky things and have perplexed mathematicians and philosophers for thousands of years.

Stirring the electoral soup

Saying that someone is a chaotic thinker might seem like an insult - but, according to Lewis Dartnell, it could be that the mathematical phenomenon of chaos is a crucial part of what makes our brains work.