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Image analysis - a modern application of mathematics
New technology has provided us with some amazing images - satellite images, medical images, even images beamed back from Mars.
tells us about the increasing role of statistics in interpreting them.
In his second article,
explains the role of mathematics in the design of Hi-Fi loudspeakers.
Natural frequencies and music
In the first of two articles,
discusses the vibrations that can be harnessed by musical instrument makers.
What a coincidence!
Coincidences are familiar to us all but what are the so-called laws of chance? From coin tossing to freak weather events,
explains how probability is at the heart of it all.
Career interview - Actuarial Student
Find out about what it is like to work as an actuary with Watson Wyatt Partners Worldwide. There's also salary information and a careers contact point.
I'll take door number three...
Mathematical mysteries: twin primes
We know there is infinitely many primes, but are there infinitely many twin primes?
Humans, machines, and the future of work
With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Donald Trump, game theorist
Whatever you think of Donald Trump, we bet you didn't think he was good at game theory.
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