Revisiting Ramanujan

2 October 2018 by

‘I first heard of Ramanujan in 1913. The first letter which he sent me was certainly the most remarkable that…

Euclid on display

12 June 2018 by

Euclid’s Elements of Geometry holds a unique position among scientific texts, and for good reason. Historically, it is second only…

Mathematical treasures

29 May 2018 by

The formation of a collection including mathematical books, instruments and manuscripts was integral to the foundation of the Royal Society…

John Wallis FRS

Dating Easter

24 March 2016 by

Have you ever wondered why Easter never falls on the same date each year? If so, you’re not alone – the…