Next month sees the 60th birthday of a famous algorithm called Quicksort. Its inventor Tony Hoare told us that it all started with bubbles.
Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID-19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.
Curves can be crazy, but asymptotes are nice and straight.
Can physics shed new light on understanding language? An exciting new approach that brings together theoretical physics, mathematics and computer science might give us a new way to capture what makes a language unique.
Can the virus that causes COVID-19 mutate into a vaccine-resistant strain? And if yes, what would this mean for our vaccination strategy?
The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why...
Using artificial intelligence to improve traffic, protecting the environment and human health.
Trying to work out the real time incidence of a disease in the middle of pandemic has never been done before, but the team behind the ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey have developed a way to do just that.
Are you fascinated by the double slit experiment? Then hold on to your hat for Wheeler's delayed choice experiment.
Try your brain at this tricky, but lovely, riddle.
Where have the COVID-19 vaccines got us so far and where we are likely to be when the rollout is complete?
A quick example of the art of rough and ready calculations.