Mathematics

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Did you solve it? Prisoners and boxes
The answer to today’s puzzle

Alex Bellos

23, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Prisoners and boxes
Using brain cells in prison cells

Alex Bellos

23, Jan, 2023 @7:12 AM

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Can you solve it? Lewis Carroll fan fiction
Logical adventures with cats and cards

Alex Bellos

09, Jan, 2023 @7:13 AM

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Potato-shaped stones are better for skimming, say experts
Scientists claim that heavier, rather than flatter, rocks can produce ‘almighty’ leaps out of the water

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Escape from Model Land by Erica Thompson review – the power and pitfalls of prediction
From financial forecasts to the climate crisis, a constructive and nuanced critique of mathematical modelling from a data scientist

Felix Martin

30, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Did you solve it? Argentina’s creative genius
The solutions to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

26, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Argentina’s creative genius
Puzzles to Messi with your mind

Alex Bellos

26, Dec, 2022 @7:10 AM

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The 10 biggest science stories of 2022 – chosen by scientists
From moon missions to fast-charging batteries and AI-sourced antibiotics, in no particular order, the year’s significant scientific developments

18, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Did you solve it? Can you battle like a maths wizard?
The answers to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

12, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Can you battle like a maths wizard?
Try your hand at these puzzles for smart 12-year-olds

Alex Bellos

12, Dec, 2022 @7:12 AM

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Did you solve it? Puzzles for blockheads
Were you a Clevor Trever? The solutions to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

28, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Puzzles for blockheads
There ain’t half been some clever brainteasers

Alex Bellos

28, Nov, 2022 @7:14 AM

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