Skip to Navigation
subscribe to Plus
Search this site:
Author: Rachel Thomas
New largest prime discovered!
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
And the Oscar goes to...
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
Ada Lovelace - visions of today
looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
Chaotic Christmas? Try crocheting chaos!
Welcome to the maths lab
Has mathematics become an experimental science?
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
Login to comment or download PDFs
Create new account
Request new password
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.