In 1915 a cook in California accidentally infected 93 people with typhoid. Over 100 years on mathematicians shed light on a long-standing mystery surrounding this and other outbreaks of infectious diseases.
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.
Producing electricity securely, safely, reliably and cheaply, has many challenges. Chris Budd explains that the answer to many of these issues is maths.
Producing electricity securely, safely, reliably and cheaply has many challenges. Chris Budd explains that the answer to many of these issues is maths.
Can you find a path through on this city map that crosses every bridge exactly once? Euler's answer to this problem started off the filed of graph theory.
Frank Kelly talks about his work on networks and how inspiration can strike out of the blue.
How popular and successful are you? Not as much as your friends is the sad answer, at least as far as Twitter is concerned.
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are and what role maths has to play in them.