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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.

A query which puzzles me:

(1) In Einstein's Clock shown moving through Space, the light is shown travelling vertically between the moving mirrors. Since the light travels through Space independently of the Clock and will receive no impetus from the movement of its source, from whence does it get the same magnitude and direction of movement relative to external Space as the mirrors? Therefore why does it not appear to move rearwards over a longer path relative to the mirrors rather than being carried forwards relative to the stationary observer?