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 transcendental numbers, a famous problem which relates to them, and how the person who solved it became a victim of political tensions.

Introducing an indispensable tool of mathematical logic.

A game involving biscuits and maths — what could be better?

Take a quick trip to the foundations of probability theory.

Double counting proves a neat result in graph theory.

What is dark energy and how do we know it's there?