Climate change: How can maths help?

As the world prepares for COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.

Learning the mathematics of the deep

Explore the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks with this collection of short introductions and in-depth articles.

On the mathematical frontline: The podcast

Hear from the epidemiologists who have devoted their lives to fighting the pandemic.

Happy birthday Quicksort!

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.

The physics of language

Can physics shed new light on understanding language? Sanjaye Ramgoolam tells us about his exciting new approach that brings together theoretical physics, mathematics and computer science.

Welcome to the world of symmetry

Explore the mathematical study of symmetry with this collection of content, which includes short introductions, in-depth articles, a podcast, and some magic!

Amaze your friends! Astound your family!

We reveal some of the maths and magic hidden within a simple pack of cards!

The COVID-19 vaccines: Your questions answered

Are they safe? Are they effective? Will they stop the pandemic? Find out with our FAQ informed by experts.

The Plus advent calendar 2020

While away the days to Christmas exploring the history and mysteries of the Universe!

The maths of COVID-19

All our COVID-19 related coverage at a glance.

Cambridge mathematicians win Whitehead Prizes

We talk to three of this year's winners of the prestigious Whitehead Prizes.

Talking to young researchers

We talk to young researchers who took part in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2020 about their work.

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