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Articles by Rachel Thomas
Guessing is good for you
Intuitive number sense linked to formal mathematics ability
Swimming in mathematics
The mathematics of foam coats Olympic swimming venue
10 years of bringing mathematics to life
celebrates its 10th birthday!
Career interview: Performance engineer - Rolls Royce
Adrian Bird, a performance engineer at Rolls Royce, tells
that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. You can follow your dreams to do maths and it can lead you to the skies.
No man is an island
Economists reveal that your neighbours significantly impact on your well-being.
Polygons in space
We may not have found life out there, but there is a hexagon on Saturn.
'Adam Spencer's Book of Numbers'
Have you got a favourite number? I have two — 3 and 8 — but I'm afraid my reasons aren't particularly interesting: I am born on the 3rd and 8 is two 3's joined together.
A new liquid breaks the laws of physics