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How high is your frustum?
How calculating the height of a frustum gave a glimpse of the mathematical frontier.
Beauty in mathematics
explores one of the most beautiful equations in mathematics
The music of the primes
Following on from his article 'The prime number lottery' in last issue of
, Marcus du Sautoy continues his exploration of the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics: The
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
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