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Author: Rachel Thomas
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?
A mathematical mystery begins...
Crack codes, solve a mystery and even win prizes in the University of Southampton's National Cipher Challenge.
How not to catch a sunbeam
Has the precious cargo of the crashed Genesis mission survived to tell us about the origins of our solar system?
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
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Can you measure information?
Can you measure information? It's a tricky question — but people have tried and come up with very...
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Making Two Tribes fairer
In the TV game show Two Tribes teams can have unequal sizes. Is that fair?
Monsters, moonshine and shadows
Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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