List by Author: Marianne Freiberger

Meat free meat with maths

Don't like plant-based meat alternatives, but want to spare animals and the environment? There's hope on the horizon, aided by a good helping of maths.

Spheres within spheres: A journey through many dimensions

We guide you through an exciting recent breakthrough in the world of topology, involving something called the telescope conjecture.

Spheres within spheres: Simplicity and failure

We continue our exploration of the telescope conjecture.

What is symplectic geometry?

This beautiful version of geometry was developed to keep track of things that move! Here's a very brief introduction.

A very old problem turns 30!

Andrew Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem solved a centuries-old problem by opening a door onto the future of mathematics.

A practical guide to writing about anything for anyone!

Some practical tips to help you when you need it most – when you are sitting at the keyboard, ready (or perhaps not so ready) to put your ideas on the page!

Studying scattered waves

Ice, food, and invisibility cloaks — meet the maths that links them together!

Revolutionising the power of blood tests using AI

The BloodCounts! project is gearing up towards one of the largest-scale applications yet of machine learning in medicine and healthcare.

The lungs of the Earth

How can maths help to understand the Southern Ocean, a vital component of the Earth's climate system?

Playing billiards on strange tables

Weird and wonderful things can happen when you set a ball in motion on a billiard table — and the theory of mathematical billiards has recently seen a breakthrough.

Learning from COVID: How good was the UK's vaccination strategy?

Was vaccinating vulnerable people first a good choice? Hindsight allows us to assess this question.

The Abel Prize 2023: Luis A. Caffarelli

This year's Abel Prize goes to Luis A. Caffarelli for a body of work on the maths of change.

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