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.

Mindless games can produce surprising results.

How to solve a tricky problem using a picture.

A useful tool for spotting trends in data.

How a maths competition spawned the foundations of chaos theory.

A quick introduction to a famous number.

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