The trouble with ammonia
‘Voyager 2’ leaves Solar System 41 years after launch
Random numbers plucked from the atmosphere
New eugenics proposals must be interrogated very carefully
Could Sherlock Holmes’s true nemesis have been a mathematician?
Harmony was at the core of Johannes Kepler’s cosmic model
We know Earth is special. So are we alone in the galaxy?
Who needs maths? Oh, only animators, builders, nurses, plumbers...
The many modern uses of quaternions
The dodgy science of wiping your backside
Biological elitism: the result of tinkering with human genomes?
Automatic face recognition: how it works
How human cells can be reprogrammed to renew our bodies
That’s Maths: tides are a tug-of-war between Earth, moon and sun
Suicide: the best strategies attempting to counter this major problem
The Empty Set: this article is about nothing at all
Trigonometric comfort blankets on the top of mountains
Next big debate in Ireland will be about assisted suicide
Leopold Bloom’s arithmetical adventures
How to live 10 years longer
First drinking ‘protects your heart’. Then it ‘shortens your life’. Who to believe?
The power and the limits of science