Author: Rachel Thomas

Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.

It would be foolish to ignore evidence. Luckily Bayes' theorem shows us how to take it in into account.

Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John Wheeler's radical idea.

We celebrate the 200th birthday of Ada Lovelace, who anticipated modern computers long before they were built, with a look at her life and work.

Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.

Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.

Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of their higher dimensional equivalent – manifolds.

Present and future mathematicians celebrating women from across the mathematical sciences.

The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the fundamental laws underlying biology.

This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.