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
It is a more unusual day than you might think
The mathematician became one of the founding fathers of modern computer science and engineering – despite never finishing 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.
Science, maths, medicine and engineering degrees will all now require at least two A*s and one A
At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
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
If you have nearly 100 critically endangered animals, how do you target limited conservation resources? Australian scientists have come up with one solution, using a mathematical equation to determine which species should be saved and which let go.
Bethany Doughty worked as an actuary for 10 years before deciding to retrain as a maths teacher. It has proved to be a lifechanging move, for all the right reasons…
The BBC should be doing much more to take schoolteaching seriously
Johanes Kepler, who was born on 27 December 1771, was born near Stuttgart and made his foray into astronomy after he worked as a maths teacher in Graz, Austria - where he became an associate of Prince Hans Ulrich von Eggenberg.
He was the father of modern computing whose work on the Enigma code at Bletchley Park is said to have shortened the Second World War.
Harold Camping, the California preacher who staked his credibility, along with tens of millions of dollars of his fortune, on predictions that the world would end on several separate occasions only to give up such premonitions when they all failed has died. He was 92.