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.

Change is the only constant in our lives — which is why differential equations are so useful.

The origin story of this famous sequences stars some cute, fluffy bunnies.

What is herd immunity and what does it have to do with a number called R0?

We look at a crafty mathematical device which, among other things, has helped people understand what causes cholera.

How should people arrange themselves for maximal socialising at a safe distance?

Explore a mystery that intrigued Stephen Hawking until the end of his life.