List by Author: Chris Budd
Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.
The golden ratio has many amazing properties. But is it really a secret of nature and the epitome of beauty?
One of the greatest threats to whales is being struck by ships. Find out how Pythagoras' theorem can help avoid this.
From flocks of starlings to spiral galaxies: this article explores examples of emergent phenomena in nature.
Find out how a square grid and some simple rules can generate complex patterns and lifelike behaviour.
Human beings are wilful and don't always act rationally. Yet, mathematical models of the behaviour of crowds are surprisingly accurate.
Should machines be allowed to make decisions that impact people's lives?
Will sophisticated algorithms one day replace mathematicians?
Find out how a little bit of maths can enable a machine to learn from experience.
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Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
The COVID19 emergency resulted in some amazing mathematical collaborations.
Here's a simple game at which a human can outfox even the cleverest algorithm.
The INI is celebrating its 30th birthday. What is it and what is it do for maths and mathematicians?
Here's our coverage from the International Congress of Mathematicians 2022, including the Fields Medals and other prizes.
The COVID19 pandemic has amplified the differences between us. Understanding these inequalities is crucial for this and future pandemics.