## News from the world of Maths

Maria Bruna has won a Whitehead Prize for finding a systematic way of simplifying complex systems.

Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez win the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on black holes.

We catch up with four giants of maths to see where their mathematical journey has taken them since winning prestigious prizes.

The mathematician Martin Hairer has been awarded the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics!

Would the "points per game" method have led to a fair outcome of the Premier League?

How can we all get back to work safely in the face of a lingering pandemic?

New episodes of *Pointless*, the addictive TV quiz show, return today! Celebrate with John Haigh and some fascinating *Pointless* maths!

Mathematical models can help the nation return to (some sort of) normality.