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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.
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly...
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