Author: Rachel Thomas

Skot McDonald talks to Plus about how he uses mathematics to understand music, and how he managed to combine his passions for music and computing to create a successful career.
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
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.
The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
The geometry says that now is the right time for a mission to Mars.
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.