# INI

## The Isaac Newton Institute: Creating eureka moments

Tom Irving tells us about providing a bridge between policy and mathematics during the pandemic, the importance of transparency, and discussing the R number at the hair dressers.

Can maths help us understand how ants, of such little brains, manage to cooperate so brilliantly?

The new Academy for the Mathematical Sciences is a step closer to its full launch.

How does your weather app know the percentage chance of rain? It's down to ensemble forecasting!

Find out why liquid metal batteries hold much hope in our move to renewables.

We talk to world-leading climate scientists Tim Palmer about climate and weather, the science of uncertainty, and why there needs to be a CERN for climate change.

Why does the Earth, as well as other planets and stars, have a magnetic field?

Discover the fascinating maths behind rainbows, rogue waves and many more applications that is being explored by researchers at the INI