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How can a 3 hour long film like the Lord of the Rings fit on a single DVD? Hw cn U rd txt msgs? How do MP3s make music files smaller, so they can be downloaded faster off the Internet? All these things rely on the mathematics of
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.
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
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