There’s a vast amount of fun to be had with the possibilities that other universes exist, so how should we react to claims that some of these might be real?
The scientists, companies and "soundscapers" on a quest to make our society quieter and less stressful.
The controversial project that could decide once and for all whether these mythical beasts really do exist.
Our resident statistician David Spiegelhalter sifts through the data to discover how much is being swallowed, smoked, snorted or injected.
Around the world, a growing band of enthusiasts are hacking machines’ hardware and software to breathe new life into a familiar game.
As high-profile cases have shown, causes, coincidences and effects mean that balancing risks and benefits is not always a straightforward task.
Our resident statistician explores the odds that can help explain seemingly bizarre chance events … and teaches you a few party tricks.
Behind the cold columns of statistics regarding when we are likely to die lie insights into social changes, global events, and future ageing trends.
A start-up aims to bring cheap electricity to the 580 million people across Sub-Saharan Africa with no access to the grid.
Is skiing more risky than decorating your house? To understand how to compare them you need to understand how to measure risk, says our resident statistician.