Does it? We talk to some big names in the field to find out.
The Universe is an infinitely self-perpetuating foam of bubbles.
Open door number 6 and step inside a mathematical space!
The Fourier transform is a piece of maths that is, almost single-handedly, responsible for the digital revolution. We asked Chris Budd what the Fourier
transform does, and how it does it. This podcast accompanies the Plus
article Saving lives: The mathematics of tomography.
We asked cosmologist Pau Figueras everything we’ve ever wanted to know about black holes. In this podcast he explains what black holes are, physically, and how we hope to observe them.
It's the time of the year for cough sweets, flu medication and paracetamol. But how do we know these and other medicines really work?
Find out about what's involved in building a football stadium and why it requires listening to Belgian techno.
We talk to Maryna Viazovska, who in 2016 made a breakthrough in the theory of sphere packings.
In this podcast we talk to Ivan Smith, invited lecturer at the ICM, about his work and what he likes about the ICM.
We talk to two of the organisers of the ICM 2022, which will take place in St Petersburg.
In this podcast we talk to Nalini Joshi, incoming President of the International Mathematical Union, about the IMU and her work.