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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.
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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