List by Author: Chris Budd
Inverse problems are mathematical detective problems. They can help solve crimes, are used in medical imaging, and much more.
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?
Inverse problems are mathematical detective problems. They can help solve crimes, are used in medical imaging, and much more.
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?
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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.
We talk to Stuart Johnston who uses mathematics to find out how noise pollution in the oceans impacts whales.
Generating electricity without the use of fossil fuels is not just an engineering and industrial challenge, it is also a huge mathematical challenge.
In this podcast author Coralie Colmez shares insights into her novel The irrational diary of Clara Valentine.
We talk to early career mathematicians who spent some of their summer holiday solving problems posed by industry — such as how to blend a perfect smoothie!
Don't like plantbased meat alternatives, but want to spare animals and the environment? There's hope on the horizon, aided by a good helping of maths.