Move is part of a blueprint to ensure next generation of schoolchildren get the 'best start' in life for employment
'I was floored'
America’s national day of celebration is nice, but doesn’t really make any sense to people outside of the United States — and some people would rather it wasn’t celebrated at all
The further you go through its endess series of digits, the more interesting the number becomes
The prime was discovered by a US mathematician using a computer programme
Grothendieck’s five children are disputing what they say is the paltry valuation of €45,000 placed on at least 30,000 pages of the documents by the French national library
Two academics have discovered how to carve up pizza equally - to infinity
The mathematician is the first to solve the connudrum since it was first proposed by Bernhard Riemann in 1859
Plans to ratchet up the minimum targets in literacy and numeracy for primary schools are being considered by ministers.
Teachers at one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools are staging a series of walkouts from Thursday over what they see as an attempt to introduce “zero-hour” contracts at their school.
Theories that aim to unlock the mysteries of maths, physics and perhaps the universe
Girls lack confidence in their ability in maths and science and are therefore put off from applying for jobs in engineering and computing, a new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows today.
I was waiting for the Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas to begin his first UK event this week and, as the audience filed in from the drizzle, I noticed a particular absence in the room. That of women. It was just me until – phew – three others slunk in. Tsiolkas's reading at a Bloomsbury basement bar had been organised by the bookshop Gay's the Word, so the clue was in the title, but I was thrown at first, to be among an audience with shared affinities that reared themselves – fascinatingly – during the discussion.
Concorde engineer says her profession is perfect for girls
It's all in the maths, say two professors, who have an algorithm to prove it
Scientists publish first mathematical proof explaining the reason it might always seem like everyone else is doing better than you – because (on average) they are