News from the world of Maths

March 14, 2019

Just in time for pi day Emma Haruka Iwao announces that she's calculated a record 31 trillion digits of the beloved number.

March 8, 2019

We celebrate International Women's Day with some of our favourite articles and videos from the last year.

February 13, 2019

The impact of GPS on our lives is celebrated with the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.

January 15, 2019

Sir Michael Atiyah dies aged 89.

January 9, 2019

Researchers have shown that the fates of our collective memories, whether of a song, a research paper, an invention or a sports star, are all described by the same mathematical equation.

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!