Is it true that men navigate better than women?

29 February 2020 9:00 am

Some years ago I participated in a late-night Radio 3 show on exploration and travel. When I left the studio…

Finger counting from 1 to 20,000. From De Numeris by Rabanus Maurus. (Carolingian school, 9th century)

The magic of maths

9 September 2017 9:00 am

It’s odd, when you think about it, that mathematics ever got going. We have no innate genius for numbers. Drop…