Mathematics has never been so colourful
The World of Mathematics
Dive into a colourful and engaging world, discovering some of the most exciting and curious mathematical ideas. Using interactive games, animations and countless illustrations, advanced mathematics becomes accessible to both children and adults.
Topics range from fractals to infinity, prime numbers, game theory, group theory and quantum mechanics.
Imagine. Discover. Explore.
Eureka, published by the mathematical society of Cambridge University, is one of the oldest recreational mathematics magazines in the world.
Authors include Stephen Hawking, Martin Gardner, Paul Dirac and Ian Stewart.Learn More
“Edutainment” at its best: Alice discovering the secrets of FractalLand, Ocean’s Eleven robbing an infinite hotel, or Harry Potter discovering the mysteries of space and time.
These slideshows combine famous stories with important mathematical concepts.Learn More
Learn about the countless hidden uses and applications which mathematics has in everyday life:
From computers to traffic control, from weather prediction to video games, construction, medicine, sports, music or gambling…Open
Explore the beautiful world of Origami and Mathematics – from Platonic and Archimedean solids to stars and compounds.
Containing stunning photographs, folding instructions and mathematical explanations.Open
A selection of challenging and diverse mathematical puzzles. While most are very simple to explain, the solutions require clever and unconventional approaches.
So get coffee, pencils and paper ready, and start thinking …
History of Science
From Archimedes to Leonardo da Vinci, from the Steam Engine to the Moon Landing: this interactive timeline leads you through 3000 years of inventions and discoveries, which have shaped the world we live in.