Does the famous Fibonacci sequence always appear in sunflower seed heads?

A new study shows they can! At least better than was previously thought.

Mathematical model predicts Olympic success.

How popular and successful are you? Not as much as your friends is the sad answer, at least as far as Twitter is concerned.

Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.

Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?

Where does our ability to do abstract maths come from? A new study sheds some fascinating light on the question.

How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of computers using an example.