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Outer space: A matter of gravity
What is the cosmological constant?
Graphical methods I: Slug wars
To arm or to disarm? This is the question in
article, which explores the maths behind a cold war in slug world.
Mysterious number 6174
6174 is a very mysterious number.
explains why, and how beautiful mathematical oddities can inspire us to discover new mathematics.
Everyone knows what symmetry is, and the ability to spot it seems to be hard-wired into our brains.
explains how not only shapes, but also laws of nature can be symmetrical, and how this aids our understanding of the universe.
Outer space: You guessed it
If you are a flower then April is allegedly the cruellest month, but if you are a student of any sort then I'...
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
The physics of elementary particles: Part I
It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
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