Skip to Navigation
subscribe to Plus
Search this site:
Why the Met Office needs a £97m supercomputer
The complex maths of weather and climate.
Met Office in for another roasting?
Not if their predictions are made clearer...
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Finding order in chaos
All of science can be regarded as motivated by the search for rules behind the randomness of nature, and attempts to make prediction in the presence of uncertainty. Chris Budd describes the search for pattern and order in
Ramanujan surprises again
A fascinating discovery sheds new light on the work of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
Where would the world be without mathematics?
A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash...
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
Login to comment or download PDFs
Create new account
Request new password
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.