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Music and Euclid's algorithm
What does a mathematician from the 3rd century BC have to do with tuning musical instruments in 17th century Europe?
tells us about one of the more unusual places you might find Euclid's algorithm being used.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
Einstein and relativity: Part I
Read about the rocky road to one of Einstein's greatest achievements: the general theory of relativity, which...
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
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