List by Author: Rachel Thomas
Ripples on a pond, the swell of ocean waves, your favourite song – these can all be described using sine waves. But how do we describe a sine wave?
A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.
Despite all the challenges it faced, the international mathematics community has come together to create an ICM in 2022 like no other.
Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for a mathematical approach to solving problems while sharing as little information as possible.
Fields Medallist DuminilCopin's work in statistical physics brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
Maynard went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory that have earned him a Fields Medal.
Hugo DuminilCopin has been awarded a Fields Medal for solving longstanding problems in statistical physics. He told us about how his work brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for developing the theory of information complexity. He told us about the role of communication in computation, and why a mathematical view can help you understand how to solve problems while sharing as little information as possible.
James Maynard has won a field medal for his work in number theory. He told us how he went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory.
Now it's the turn of mathematicians to help to improve the communities of the future.
Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.
The maths behind the Scurves that allow us to tell if a new variant is on the rise.
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Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
 In this podcast Paul Shepherd tells us about the maths of football stadiums and why his work required him to listen to Belgian techno.
Amidst all the controversy of the FIFA World Cup 2022 there is also some football to be played. And where there's football, there's maths...
Tosin uses maths to guarantee the continued production of chocolate.
Mathematician Nataliya Vaisfel'd talks about fleeing Ukraine with her wheelchairbound mother and their dogs, eventually finding sanctuary in Britain.
If you've ever marvelled at a rainbow, you have witnessed dispersion in action!