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# Maths

How an ancient Babylonian tablet has finally given up its 3,700-year-old mysteries.

How a mathematical search theory can be used to hunt for sunken ships on the bottom of the ocean.

Making waves in the lab to better understand mixing in the ocean.

Is maths our best bet to communicate with aliens?

How mathematicians use evolution to find the best solution to a problem.

We explain what game theory is and do a little experiment of our own...

From hexagonal honeycombs to counting to four, bees love maths!

If you fill out Drake's equation, life beyond Earth is highly probable...

Is the golden ratio really represented all throughout nature?

Surprisingly, scientists are using GCSE maths to figure out where the stars are in our galaxy...

Why is there no Nobel Prize for Maths and what happens when you finally achieve your life's goal?

A look back at one of the world's greatest mathematicians.

A team have created a new form of personalised medicine, which could mean correct doses of drugs for transplant...

One way to create artificial intelligence is to copy the brain...

...and it's hiding in plain site. But where?

Do men really have more partners than women, and why are we having less sex than ever?

Time seems to have a clear and irreversible direction; physics doesn't recognise this though. This problem has...

Believe it or not, a chocolate fountain can help answer important maths conundrums...

Tomorrow's Engineers Week aims to inspire the next generation of engineers.

Symmetry underpins much of modern physics and maths but what exactly is it?

One of the seven problems have been solved but the Russian who found the solution refused the money. We hear his story...

If you have to pop the shoe shop, the bank and the grocers, which way is quickest? How do computers work this out and...

If the Navier Stokes equation is solved, it would lead to advances in a huge number of fields, including travel,...