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

# Maths

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,...

Primes are the atoms of number theory, but we still can't work out how they're distributed on a number line...

The Millennium Maths Problems, if solved, could revolutionise our World but what will it take to crack them? And what...

Falling ash and scorching pyroclastic flows are the most dangerous elements of an eruption. How do they work?

Benford's law states that many sets of numbers are not randomly distributed. This phenomenon is used to catch...

Archimedes' principle, and the "Eureka" moment of its discovery is one of the most famous experiments...

We explore how maths can define attraction, organise the wedding, and even help maintain love long-term!

Bankers are routinely accused of being dishonest - but is there any science that backs this claim? New research claims...

David Spiegelhalter discusses why seemingly unlikely events occur all the time- although not often to him!