Maths in a minute

Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words. From symmetry to Euclid's axioms, and from binary numbers to the prosecutor's fallacy, learn some maths without too much effort.

A quick introduction to a famous number.

One of the most famous experiments in physics demonstrates the strange nature of the quantum world.

We can't let penguin awareness day pass without a look at some penguin maths.

How fast can you tell whether two networks are the same?

Chains, arches and Wembley Stadium.

How the heat equation inspired the maths that powers the entertainment industry.