News from the world of Maths

March 8, 2018

We celebrate with some of our favourite articles and interviews with female mathematicians and physicists from the last year.

February 23, 2018

You could help researchers understand the genetics, and potential links, between mathematical talent and autism.

February 14, 2018

David Spiegelhalter, one of our favourite experts on statistics, recently joined David Attenborough, Bill Bryson and other eminent contributors on the Royal Society's People of Science series. You can watch the video here.

February 7, 2018

Today is e day! Celebrate the lovely number e with some of our favourite articles on the topic.

January 31, 2018

Can a pint a day give you dementia? Yes, if reported claims of a recent study are to be believed, but no if you have a closer look at the data the study was based on.

January 22, 2018

In 1915 a cook in California accidentally infected 93 people with typhoid. Over 100 years on mathematicians shed light on a long-standing mystery surrounding this and other outbreaks of infectious diseases.

January 10, 2018

Mathscon is a conference directed at undergraduates, young researchers and science lovers in general, whose mission is to reshape the world's perception of mathematics.

January 5, 2018

Mathematicians are celebrating the new year with a new discovery – the largest known prime number