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Women at NASA | STEM skills
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Watch a video on about some of the women at NASA and how they have had important and significant impacts in STEM fields…   With more and more new job roles and careers developing with advances in technology, STEM skills … Read More

Communications – how maths is used
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This article discusses the scientific theory of communications. Communications

How can maths help solve murders!
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When detectives arrive at the scene of a murder they are presented with lots of evidence, ranging from tiny unseen hairs or particles which could provide DNA, to bigger more noticeable clues such as potential murder weapons… Read more

Percolating Possibilities
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Imagine you are a farmer who owns an orchard. One of your greatest fears is that blight spreads through your orchard, destroying your crops and ruining your livelihood. See how maths plays it role in planning how to plant an … Read More

The Maths of Online Dating
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You might not think that finding your true love and mathematics have much in common, however increasingly you would be wrong. The online dating industry is worth an estimated £300 million each year in the UK and 25% of all … Read More

Cryptography – the facts!
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The Secrecy Scare – we are always being told to keep our data safe, so why would anybody want to ban encryption? Encryption article

Big Data careers
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An overview of a growth area for mathematical jobs. Big data careers

What’s the largest number in the world?
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If you’ve ever asked this question during a maths lesson it is quite likely that some bright spark piped up with an answer along the lines of: “That’s easy! It’s infinity of course!” The only problem with infinity is that … Read More

Maths matters: advancing the digital
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The Computer Generated Images [cgi] that are now an essential part of movies and computer games would be impossible without the underlying mathematics. Find out more in this video which shows the importance that maths plays… Maths in digital art

Vampire Numbers
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Discover the meaning of Vampire Numbers: Vampire numbers

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