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As COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, kicks off we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.

How do you create dramatic film out of mathematics? We find out with writer and director Timothy Lanzone.

Mathematics plays a central role in understanding how infectious diseases spread. This collection of articles looks at some basic concepts in epidemiology to help you understand this fascinating and important field, and set you up for further study.

Find out why the formula we use to work out conditional probabilities is true!

- We talk about a play that explores the fascinating mathematical collaboration between the mathematicians GH Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Really a question: Could someone tell me precisely what the ordinate and abscissa are in the three graphs shown? I have and have twice read "The Music of the Primes. Wonderful book, but I want more! I've got Edwards book; it's slow going, though so far I'm making it. I'm quite familiar with Fourier Analysis as applied to engineering and physics, but not to Number Theory. I have a Ph.D. in Applied Math, and am now retired and having fun studying the primes.