Resonant electromagnetic waves, created by lightning flashes, circle the Earth. Wim Hordijk explores the maths and shows how you can keep track with these phenomena.

The complex maths of weather and climate.

Not if their predictions are made clearer...
Van Gogh paintings mimic the physics that governs turbulence
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake. Michael McIntyre explores the underlying wave mathematics.
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Are records predictable in any way?

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