One of the greatest honours in maths has been awarded for the proof of Fermat's last theorem.

How simples rules can result in very complex outcomes.

We all know what symmetry is. But why does it play such a central role in modern physics?

A closer look at the power of symmetry in physics.

Can simple equations really describe the complex world we live in?

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they mean for modern technology and our understanding of the Universe.

Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly was her contribution to computer science?

We continue our look at Ada Lovelace's contribution to computer science.