Maths in a minute

When trying to build an artificial intelligence, it makes sense to mimic the human brain. Artificial neurons do just that.

How do you calculate your risk of catching an airborne disease?

The mathematical equations governing fluid flow may have no known solutions, but maths still has the answers!

When you receive a positive test result for a disease, the chance you actually have it depends on how common the disease is.

Curves can be crazy, but asymptotes are nice and straight.

When things go round and round, a cyclic group may be just what you need!

Groups occur all over mathematics, so it makes sense to find a common language to talk about them all.

Get a fish to teach you chaos theory!

Triangular numbers: find out what they are and why they are beautiful!

One of the most famous experiments in physics demonstrates the strange nature of the quantum world.

You may have heard about the Fibonacci sequence, but have you heard of N-bonacci sequences?

Getting a different picture of our planet.

  • Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.