List by Author: Rachel Thomas
Can maths help us understand how ants, of such little brains, manage to cooperate so brilliantly?
Predicting the weather is hard. But with more data and computing power becoming available, artificial intelligence may be able to help.
Discover the fascinating maths behind rainbows, rogue waves and many more applications that is being explored by researchers at the INI
Ripples on a pond, the swell of ocean waves, your favourite song – these can all be described using sine waves. But how do we describe a sine wave?
A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.
Despite all the challenges it faced, the international mathematics community has come together to create an ICM in 2022 like no other.
Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for a mathematical approach to solving problems while sharing as little information as possible.
Fields Medallist Duminil-Copin's work in statistical physics brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
Maynard went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory that have earned him a Fields Medal.
Hugo Duminil-Copin has been awarded a Fields Medal for solving longstanding problems in statistical physics. He told us about how his work brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for developing the theory of information complexity. He told us about the role of communication in computation, and why a mathematical view can help you understand how to solve problems while sharing as little information as possible.
James Maynard has won a field medal for his work in number theory. He told us how he went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory.
Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
A game you're almost certain to lose...
What are the challenges of communicating from the frontiers of mathematical research, and why should we be doing it?
Maths meets politics as early career mathematicians present their work at the Houses of Parliament.
Celebrate this year's International Women's Day with some of the articles and podcasts we have produced with women mathematicians over the last year!
How to sum an infinite series using chocolate.