Trying to work out the real time incidence of a disease in the middle of pandemic has never been done before, but the team behind the ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey have developed a way to do just that.

You are faced with a difficult problem, it is not easily solved. How do you feel? Well, if you are Avi Wigderson, one of the winners of the 2021 Abel Prize, you are very happy!

What's the safest way to reopen schools? And can testing make things better?

Want to shuffle like a professional magician? Find out how to shuffle perfectly, imperfectly, and the magic behind it.

A journey into the maths of card shuffling gives us a great insight into how mathematicians work.

How do we learn and understand the world? What separates us from machines? Yoshua Bengio believes it all comes down to our agency.

How do we build our models of the world? Yoshua Bengio explains how deep learning will help machines act to understand the world in a similar way.

We reflect on the late John Conway, the thoughts he shared with us over two interviews, and the experience of meeting him as a person and a mathematician.