News from the world of Maths

March 17, 2020

A study into Covid-19 suggests that flattening the curve will take longer and harder measures than previously hoped.

March 16, 2020

We celebrate Karen Uhlenbeck, first female winner of the Abel Prize, and some of the other female mathematicians we met over the last year.

March 13, 2020

Since pi is the number of round things, we devote this year's pi day celebrations to...curvature!

February 29, 2020

The "free-range mathematician" and "architect of particle physics" has passed away in Princeton.

February 13, 2020

As the world prepares for the worst, we explore the maths that can help us stop a pandemic.

November 20, 2019

Cambridge joins Black History Month celebrations with an event showcasing the contributions of black mathematicians.

November 19, 2019

Do you like the number e? Then you might like this curious fact about its first four digits.

September 20, 2019

Wim Hordijk recently sent us a digital postcard from Vienna, where he had traced the steps of the eminent mathematician Kurt Gödel. Here is what he discovered.