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Einstein as icon
One hundred years ago, in 1905, Albert Einstein changed physics forever with his special theory of relativity. Since then his name — and hair do — have become synonymous with genius.
John D Barrow
looks at Einstein as a media star.
Where is the next generation? — more bad news for maths education.
Editorial, mathematics education, mathematics in the media, public understanding of mathematics, adrian smith
Where is the next generation? - more bad news for maths education.
Can Plus cure crazy scientists? - the science stereotype persists.
Who do you trust?
Statisticians welcome a call to make official statistics independent - but can it really be done in one hour?
Million dollar maths
Visit the front-line of science at the BA Festival of Science and hear about the million dollar world of mathematical proof
Maths on the wall
The beautiful "Maths goes Underground" posters are back by popular demand.
Seeking truth with statistics
Is complex statistical evidence being presented properly in court?
Struggling for sixteen
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Burning buried sunshine
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Happy birthday Claude Shannon!
You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed...
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
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