Maths


24 August 2018

Are the EU's requirements to test bovine TB vaccines feasible?

07 August 2018

University Challenge mastermind, and friend of the show, Bobby Seagull explains all...

05 June 2018

What are the physics behind the beautiful game?

08 May 2018

Spoiler: It is BIG.

27 March 2018

Our panelists go head to head and a lifesize (knitted) gut is passed round the studio.

24 August 2017

How can spotting X rays from exploding stars help identify skin cancers?

24 August 2017

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

25 July 2017

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

11 July 2017

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

16 May 2017

Is maths our best bet to communicate with aliens?

16 May 2017

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

16 May 2017

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

16 May 2017

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

02 January 2017

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

28 November 2016

Is the golden ratio really represented all throughout nature?

25 October 2016

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

06 June 2016

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

11 April 2016

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

11 April 2016

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

24 March 2016

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

24 March 2016

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

15 February 2016

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

25 January 2016

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

22 December 2015

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