applied mathematics

  • A new angle on ancient trigonometry

    Ancient Greeks were said to have discovered trigonometry. But Australian detective work gives the...

    For some people, the word “trigonometry” conjures up images of right-angled triangles, or maybe even our old friends ...

    Civilisations August 6, 2021
  • Snapshot

    Could Ferris Bueller’s day off have really happened?

    Figuring out if Ferris and company could pack that much fun into just one day is a good time for ...

    By Simon Pampena.As much as I wanted to believe that a high school student could pack that much fun into just one...

    Core Sciences June 2, 2021
  • The mathematics of flu

    Different cities have different influenza seasons.

    As Australia braces for what is expected to be an unusually bad flu season, an American researcher has discovered tha...

    Mathematics July 17, 2018
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