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Now it's the turn of mathematicians to help to improve the communities of the future.

Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.

Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.

Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID-19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.

The mathematician Martin Hairer has been awarded the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics!

Change is the only constant in our lives — which is why differential equations are so useful.

Christian tells us how geometry can help improve methods for solving differential equations.

How to unjam traffic.

Human beings are wilful and don't always act rationally. Yet, mathematical models of the behaviour of crowds are surprisingly accurate.

Masaki Kashiwara wins the Chern medal for his "outstanding and foundational
contributions to algebraic analysis and representation theory sustained over a period of
almost 50 years."

The maths behind music has inspired software that can merge faces.

Martin Hairer's is being honoured for a major breakthrough that gives a way of attacking problems that had previously been impenetrable.

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