Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up

This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.

Maths in three minutes: Groups

Capturing symmetry with algebra.

Beautiful physics

Our images of the week show four posters illustrating the beauty of physics. Feel free to download!

Monsters, moonshine and shadows

Not just the ingredients for a fairy tale...

Get ready for Friday's eclipse!

See the Sun go into hiding on March 20.

Commuting pain

Your frustrating commute in technicolour glory!

Happy International Women's Day 2015!

Here are some of the most inspiring women we've worked with or learnt about in the last year....

Love curve

If you're in need of some love, look at our images of the week.

Maths at the Cambridge Science Festival

Come to the home of Plus and see some live maths!

Chaos on the billiard table: The movie

If you thought that billiards was a harmless game to play in the pub, think again. It's a breeding ground for chaos!

  • Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.

  • What do chocolate and mayonnaise have in common? It's maths! Find out how in this podcast featuring engineer Valerie Pinfield.

  • Is it possible to write unique music with the limited quantity of notes and chords available? We ask musician Oli Freke!

  • How can maths help to understand the Southern Ocean, a vital component of the Earth's climate system?

  • Was the mathematical modelling projecting the course of the pandemic too pessimistic, or were the projections justified? Matt Keeling tells our colleagues from SBIDER about the COVID models that fed into public policy.

  • PhD student Daniel Kreuter tells us about his work on the BloodCounts! project, which uses maths to make optimal use of the billions of blood tests performed every year around the globe.