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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.
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
Ramanujan surprises again
A fascinating discovery sheds new light on the work of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
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