Chemists John Watling and Allen Thomas talk to Plus about the vital role of maths in presenting criminal evidence.
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications. Rachel Thomas looks at Shannon's life and works.
Plus talks to Jon Walthoe, a commissioning editor for maths book, about finding new books, windsurfing and choosing a career.

Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.