Why do most of us stick to social rules? Game theory offers an explanation.
The newly observed ripple in spacetime will help us unlock some of the secrets of the Universe.
Are pretty lizard patterns the result of a living cellular automaton?
This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to Yves Meyer for the development of an incredibly powerful mathematical tool.
The maths behind music has inspired software that can merge faces.
To celebrate international women's day we bring you some favourite articles from the last year that have been written by (or with major input from) women.
Patterns in a 87 million-year-old rock formation suggest that our solar system is chaotic.
The Nobel Prize winning economist showed that no voting system is perfect.