23 million-digit figure revealed after six days of non-stop calculations
05 Jan 2018
P≠NP proof fails, Bonn boffin admits
Norbert Blum says his proposed solution doesn't work
31 Aug 2017
Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!
Tablet beat Pythagoras by a millennium, may explain how the ancients built pyramids
25 Aug 2017
8 out of 10 cats fear statistics – AI doesn't have this problem
Use and abuse of figures
24 May 2017
'I feel violated': Engineer who pointed out traffic signals flaw fined for 'unlicensed engineering'
InterviewWelcome to the crazy world of Oregon state law
29 Apr 2017
Dr Hannah Fry: We need to be wary of algorithms behind closed doors
InterviewUCL researcher on the tragedy of the age of data
20 Mar 2017
Hard numbers: The mathematical architectures of Artificial Intelligence
Is your machine learning?
02 Feb 2017
Northumbria Uni fined £400K after boffin's bad math gives students a near-killer caffeine high
Pair needed dialysis after downing equivalent of 300 cups of coffee
26 Jan 2017
A bigger splash: The mathematics of spilling beer
Next time, ask for your pint in 'minute straw shapes'
25 Oct 2016
Take that, Mom! Turns out Super Mario Bros was all about solving complex math problems
Things only 80s kids will remember: Doing NP equations with a D-pad
01 Jun 2016
Ding Dong, ALIENS CALLING
We already saw your infrared ‘signature’ suckers!
31 Mar 2015
About to make a big bet? Don't crash out, cash in with the power of maths
Big Data's Big 5From biz changes to Monte Carlo, probabilities of risk explained
29 May 2014
What can The Simpsons teach us about stats algorithms? Glad you asked...
Big Data's Big 5No, not the Simpsons – Simpson's Paradox
28 May 2014
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! Friday is Pi Day
And next year it will be even better
14 Mar 2014
Mathematicians spark debate with 13 GB proof for Erdős problem
Try fitting THAT in the margins, math wonks
20 Feb 2014
Slime mould mashup models fiendish computing problem
A travelling salesman walks into a blob...
26 Mar 2013
Your brain, the Internet and the Universe
Could there be a ‘universal law’ for network growth?
28 Nov 2012
Brain boffins: 'Yes, math CAN make your head hurt – LITERALLY'
It's not math itself that causes pain – it's the anticipation
02 Nov 2012