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In skimming, spin's the thing
Find out how to beat the world record in stone skimming - you just need to do the maths!
Unspinning the boomerang
In this article, we look at the physics behind the curved flight path of a returning boomerang, and explain that boomerangs are really a kind of gyroscope. We even show you how to bang up a boomerang yourself!
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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...
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
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