News from the world of Maths

January 18, 2017

New research suggests that our trusty companion may not have been the Earth's first, but formed from several smaller moonlets.

December 22, 2016

The self-taught genius would have turned 129 in December.

December 21, 2016

If you want to climb vertical walls you need very large feet — or be as small as a gecko.

December 13, 2016

The twelve sides of the new £1 coin make it trickier than other coins.

November 23, 2016

Mathematicians have proved a new result in the field of combinatorics.

November 22, 2016

Music, cakes and mathematical horses...Alison Kiddle reports on this year's MathsJam.

November 11, 2016

A new institute on the maths of information has just been launched at the Faculty of Mathematics in Cambridge.

November 3, 2016

Clever geometry produces materials that shrink when heated.