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Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
How to measure life
Which drugs should be available on the NHS?
Runner up in the general public category
. "Lies, damned lies, and statistics..."
tells us how to tell good statistics from bad, and make sure your cat is well-fed.
All about averages
Did you know that you can't average averages? Or that Paris is rainier than London ... but it rains more in London than in Paris?
explores the dangers that face the unwary when using a single number to summarise complex data.
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
How to predict an election
Forecasting election results is a sophisticated business.
LHC glimpses hint of new physics
Latest observations hint towards new particles.
Maths in a minute: Local connectivity
How crinkly is crinkly?
Outer space: You guessed it
If you are a flower then April is allegedly the cruellest month, but if you are a student of any sort then I'...
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