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Marina Cortês is one of a growing number of physicists who believe time is fundamental. We ask her about the alternatives theories to the block universe, where time comes first.

In these two short videos the legendary Andrew Wiles talks about what it was like to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, and what it feels like to do maths.

Image © Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation / Flemming – 2016

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.

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

Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.