Can physics shed new light on understanding language?
The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why...
Explore the mathematical study of symmetry with this collection of content, which includes short introductions, in-depth articles, a podcast, and some magic!
We reveal some of the maths and magic hidden within a simple pack of cards!
Are they safe? Are they effective? Will they stop the pandemic? Find out with our FAQ informed by experts.
Maths plays an essential role in fighting COVID-19, which is why the pandemic has featured a lot on Plus. Here is all our coverage at a glance.
Meet the number that's bigger than the observable Universe!
The golden ratio has many amazing properties. But is it really a secret of nature and the epitome of beauty?
How many people should you date before settling for a relationship?
For over 250 years minimal surfaces have been playing hide and seek with mathematicians. But what are they and why are they interesting?
As the Delta variant is worrying the UK, researchers from the JUNIPER consortium have published all they know about it.
Could COVID-19 change our expectations for clear air indoors?
Next month sees the 60th birthday of a famous algorithm called Quicksort. We explore its origin, its workings, and some other work of its inventor Tony Hoare.
Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID-19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.
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.
Stretch your neurons with this tricky, but lovely, variation on the Two Door riddle.