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Career interview: Statistical consulting
about life as consultant statisticians, modelling real-world problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.
New designs from Africa
takes us on a tour of the mathematical properties of some beautiful designs inspired by the traditional art of Angolan tribespeople.
An infinite series of surprises
Infinite series occupy a central and important place in mathematics.
C. J. Sangwin
shows us how eighteenth-century mathematician Leonhard Euler solved one of the foremost infinite series problems of his day.
Maths in the dock
about the vital role of maths in presenting criminal evidence.
School students help researchers fight diseases
A project involving secondary school students has delivered valuable data for epidemiologists.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
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