Election special

A mathematical look at democracy.

Maths: The next generation

What do young researchers in maths and computer science work on? We find out at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019.

Maths in a crowd

Many things in nature seem to be striving for a purpose — the carefully choreographed flocking of birds is an example. Are these birds really smart enough to follow a common goal? Find out with these articles.

Rise of the machines?

What is machine learning, what can it do, and is it ethical?

The Plus advent calendar 2018

If you feel like snuggling up on the sofa with your headphones in, then try our advent calendar filled with some of our favourite Plus podcasts!

The ICM 2018

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) took place in Rio de Janeiro at the beginning of August. Here is all our coverage at a glance.

Who's watching: Can maths exist if you can't see it?

We explore non-constructive proofs and what happens if you try and avoid them.

Who's watching: The limits of observation

Physics is all about observation, but how much can we actually see?

Who's watching: The cosmic microwave background

Find out all you need to know about the cosmic microwave background in this comprehensive overview.

Material maths

From bendy rocks to invisibility cloaks — discover the fascinating maths of materials.

Celebrating Stephen Hawking

On the sad news of Stephen Hawking's passing we look at his professional life and work.

Graphs and networks

From social science to neuroscience, networks are everywhere! In this package we bring together our best content on network and graph theory for you to peruse.

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