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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
Einstein and relativity: Part I
Read about the rocky road to one of Einstein's greatest achievements: the general theory of relativity, which...
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