Why does the Earth, as well as other planets and stars, have a magnetic field?
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?
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.
How does a smooth flow suddenly become turbulent? The Reynolds number helps understand the transition.
How does water, or indeed any fluid, move? The Euler equations let us look beneath the surface and mark the beginning of modern fluid dynamics.