News from the world of Maths

March 21, 2016

A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash prizes.

March 18, 2016

One of the greatest honours in maths has been awarded for the proof of Fermat's last theorem.

March 14, 2016

We celebrate the most famous of mathematical constants with a circle puzzle.

March 8, 2016

We're celebrating the occasion with some favourite talks by female mathematicians of the last year.

February 12, 2016
Finally we can be sure — black holes, those gravitational monsters that gobble up everything that gets too close to them, do exist.
February 11, 2016

Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.

January 29, 2016

Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.

January 13, 2016

Rumours abound that physicists have detected gravitational waves produced by the merger of two black holes.