fluid dynamics

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

How do green algae manage a perfect breaststroke even though they haven't got a brain? Enter the maths of synchronisation.

This year's Abel Prize goes to Luis A. Caffarelli for a body of work on the maths of change.

Why does the Earth, as well as other planets and stars, have a magnetic field?

Where do the magnetic fields of planets and stars come from?

Discover the fascinating maths behind rainbows, rogue waves and many more applications that is being explored by researchers at the INI

Dispersion lies at the heart of many dramatic phenomena - explore the maths that explains it!

If you've ever marvelled at a rainbow, you have witnessed dispersion in action!

Ripples on a pond, the swell of ocean waves, your favourite song – these can all be described using sine waves. But how do we describe a sine wave?

It's a good question with a fascinating answer.

We all know what turbulence is, but nobody understands it.

A new model of the formation of the Moon's crust finally explains the diversity and range of ages of rocks found on the lunar surface.