News from the world of Maths

January 2, 2019

A new prime number with nearly 25 million digits was discovered just in time for Christmas.

December 18, 2018

Fields medallist Caucher Birkar tells us about his work and his unusual mathematical journey.

October 23, 2018

We're looking forward to taking part in the next Mathscon – Farheen Zehra tells us what we can expect!

October 3, 2018

Revolutionary laser tools that have changed our lives have won the Nobel prize in physics.

August 8, 2018

We talk to Ivan Smith, invited lecturer at the ICM 2018, about his work and what he likes about the Congress.

August 8, 2018

Ali Nesin has been awarded the 2018 Leelavati Prize for creating a mathematical paradise for Turkish students and the world's mathematicians.

August 8, 2018

We talk to Jack Thorne about his lecture at the ICM 2018 and his work "faceting the gem stone" in number theory.

August 8, 2018

Clément Mouhot tells us about his work trying to understand some of the most beautiful structures in mathematics and physics.