As the world prepares for COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.
Explore the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks with this collection of short introductions and in-depth articles.
Take a mathematical mystery tour of the marvellous intricacy of the brain!
(Visualisation by Nicolas Antille, EPFL)
Explore the mathematical study of symmetry with this collection of content, which includes short introductions, in-depth articles, a podcast, and some magic!
Can physics shed new light on understanding language?
We reveal some of the maths and magic hidden within a simple pack of cards!
Meet the number that's bigger than the observable Universe!
Are they safe? Are they effective? Will they stop the pandemic? Find out with our FAQ informed by experts.
The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why...
The golden ratio has many amazing properties. But is it really a secret of nature and the epitome of beauty?
Natural and vaccine induced immunity appear to wane for COVID-19, so what can we expect from the future? Here's a toy model that gives us some clues.
Find out with this introduction, some famous examples, and a few related concepts.
To work out the famous R number you need to know the time between infections.
Markov chains are exceptionally useful at calculating probabilities, and for helping you get to the beach!
How does water, or any other fluid move?
Some basic trigonometry can deliver vital evidence from the scene of a crime.
Explore the connections between maths and music!
A quick introduction to an abstract concept that's useful in anything from genetics to cosmology.