Mathematics - General News

Welcome to the World Cup!

 Mathematics - General News
 22 November 2022
Amidst all the controversy of the FIFA World Cup 2022 there is also some football to be played. And where there's football, there's maths... ...

What is a square?

 Mathematics - General News
 31 October 2022
If a shape has equal sides with 90 degree angles between them then it's a square, right? Well, not quite... ...

Knowing when to quit

 Mathematics - General News
 21 March 2022
Whether you are a bird hunting caterpillars or a neuron processing information, the marginal value theorem helps you maximise your bang per buck. ...

Hiding in plane sight

 Mathematics - General News
 14 February 2022
Marianne FreibergerImagine you are flying a plane on a secret mission. How can you minimise your chance of being captured by an adversary on the ground using radar? That's one of the question discussed by mathematicians, experts from industry, and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory...