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.

What's wrong with this probability argument?

Here's a quick introduction to the beauty queen amongst mathematical formulas.

How does LIGO detect gravitational waves? Here is a quick introduction.

A quick introduction to one of the greatest discoveries of the century.

A quick introduction to the monsters that lurk at the centre of each galaxy.

The probability distribution that measures success and failure.