News from the world of Maths

October 26, 2016

Computer scientists have made a breakthrough in the theory of cake cutting.

October 7, 2016

A series of free public lectures in London explores the relevance of maths to all our lives.

October 5, 2016

Mathematicians are working hard to understand an impenetrable proof of the famous ABC conjecture.

September 22, 2016

Politician Douglas Carswell has been arguing with scientists about what causes the tides. We've figured out who's right.

September 22, 2016

In these two short videos the legendary Andrew Wiles talks about what it was like to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, and what it feels like to do maths.

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August 22, 2016

If there's a multiverse, then how many of its component universes are like our own?

August 21, 2016

Why are physicists unsure about what it means to say that something has happened? Anthony Aguirre and Sean Carroll explain.

August 20, 2016

Some uncomfortable problems in our understanding of life.