Researchers have shown that the fates of our collective memories, whether of a song, a research paper, an invention or a sports star, are all described by the same mathematical equation.

Fred Morstatter talks to us about biases in social media data and how to avoid them.

Taming big data – Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb tells us about a new institute researching the mathematics of information

Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?

Chris Budd tells us how big data can be used to model riots, analyse photos and shorten airport queues.