News from the world of Maths

April 22, 2013

From the makers of Dimensions comes a great free online movie exploring dynamical systems, the butterfly effect and chaos theory by means of stunning visuals accompanied by a beautiful musical score.

April 12, 2013

Every year the London Mathematical Society puts on a pair of popular lectures that are well worth seeing. This year's topics are maths in the court room and the mysteries of additive number theory. Find out more here.

April 12, 2013

Cosmologists gathered in the Netherlands last week to discuss a new view of the Universe. The Universe as seen by Planck was an international conference to discuss the recently released scientific results from the Planck satellite, including two particularly striking snapshots of the early Universe.

April 8, 2013

Find out why physicists believe that they might be in a lecture by John D. Barrow at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution on April 13th.

March 27, 2013

Here's a fitting tribute to the legendary mathematician Paul Erdős, who would have turned 100 today.

March 26, 2013

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne for "seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields".

March 22, 2013

Want to meet some inspirational female mathematicians? Then come to the Florence Nightingale Day at Lancaster University on April 17.