## News from the world of Maths

What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result that has been making the rounds recently.

A mathematical model of the evolution of glaciers solves 88-year-old mystery.

There's no doubt that maths is very good at describing the world around us. Could this be because the Universe we live in is itself a mathematical structure? We talk to Max Tegmark.

The upcoming Gresham College lectures will brighten the greyest February day – from the brightest stars to finding true love, you have to give these a chance.

A new study suggests that Facebook is heading for a very rapid decline.

Not necessarily, when it comes to money.

Look for hidden gems in the gaps between known prime numbers.

Can Santa fit all the presents in his sack in time?