‘Email has a lot of really toxic elements to it’
The futility of vaginal speakers for the unborn
The lack of support given to recreational maths is a real puzzle
Dark energy: the repulsive force that is pulling the universe apart
Opposition to GM food is killing poor people
Apocalypse soon? It’s more likely than you think
Stuck on a difficult problem? Try freewheeling through it
How Leopold Bloom tried and failed to square the circle
William Reville: Fraud is now the biggest enemy of science
Why is Europe losing the will to breed?
Andrew Wiles wins the Abel Medal with a proof that was 350 years in the making
Monster waves are more than just mariners’ tales
William Reville: Could smoking licence sound the death knell of tobacco?
William Reville: Is there life beyond Earth?
The search is on for the ninth planet
William Reville: Overweight but fit is healthier than thin but unfit
William Reville: Forgiveness is healthier than holding a grudge
William Reville: Activists are wrong about GM food and Chernobyl
The subtle mathematics of voting
Entropy is the key to a tuneful piano
Lewis Fry Richardson’s remarkable weather forecast factory