Author: Marianne Freiberger

Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.

The London Mathematical Society starts its 150th anniversary year with a bang.

Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.

A Klein bottle can't hold any liquid because it doesn't have an inside. How do you construct this strange thing and why would you want to?

The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of developing a disease calculated?

A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.

Here is our review of the film portraying mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing.

Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.

Why there is a limit to how much better computer chips can get and what it's got to do with black holes.

The complex maths of weather and climate.