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Author: Rachel Thomas
Could maths have caught Shipman?
Harold Shipman could have been detected earlier by monitoring the death rates of his patients.
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Dancing with Einstein
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
Mission to Mars
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
Is now a good time?
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.
Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.
The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
Write maths and win cash!
Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.
From kaleidoscopes to soccer balls
The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.
Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre to celebrity status!
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
LHC glimpses hint of new physics
Latest observations hint towards new particles.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Information, decisions and bits
A brief into to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s.
How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
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