News from the world of Maths

November 24, 2020

Our favourite communicator of risk talks about the statistics of COVID-19, the quality of government briefings, and how to counter misinformation.

November 13, 2020

We're proud to announce the launch of a documentary we have been working on together with the Discovery Channel and the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology in Cambridge.

November 5, 2020

New research shows that ventilation is crucial and that masks are effective.

October 27, 2020

Henry Wilton has won a Whitehead Prize for work that combines geometry and algebra.

October 27, 2020

Maria Bruna has won a Whitehead Prize for finding a systematic way of simplifying complex systems.

October 27, 2020

Holly Krieger has won a Whitehead Prize for work that combines number theory and dynamical systems.

October 6, 2020

Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez win the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on black holes.

September 23, 2020

We catch up with four giants of maths to see where their mathematical journey has taken them since winning prestigious prizes.