A game you're almost certain to lose...

David Spiegelhalter's book Sex by numbers takes a statistical peak into the nation's bedrooms. In this interview from 2015 he tells us some of his favourite stories from the book.

Daniel tells us about what drew him to maths, about random walks on unusual shapes, and about an exciting summer internship which allowed him to experience life as a maths researcher.

Wet cats don't cause umbrellas and umbrellas don't cause wet cats.

Early career researchers have presented their work to politicians at the Houses of Parliament.

It's so ubiquitous it's normal!

Here's an introduction and some examples.

How long do you have to wait for more than one thing to happen?

They are incredibly useful, but what exactly are they?

How long do you have to wait for something to happen?

What's the chance that something happens?

  • Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.