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#Mathematics

# mathematics - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# mathematics - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles QED

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

# mathematics - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Figure it out.

Maths Week: Your Saturday morning puzzle

Part One.

# mathematics - Friday 21 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Figure it out.

# mathematics - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Figure it out.

# mathematics - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Wednesday puzzle

Figure it out.

# mathematics - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Tuesday puzzle

Figure it out.

# mathematics - Saturday 15 October, 2016

The maths gene? It all adds up to a myth

The founder of Maths Week on how everyone can get to grips with the basics – and how we need to for everyday life.

# mathematics - Sunday 18 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week

Can you figure this one out?

# mathematics - Friday 16 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: Try today's puzzle and explore some new cities

Can you figure this one out?

# mathematics - Thursday 15 October, 2015

# mathematics - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: See how you do with Tuesday's pirate puzzle

Can you figure this one out?

# mathematics - Monday 12 October, 2015

Maths Week: Test yourself with this simple, timely brainteaser

Can you figure this one out?

# mathematics - Saturday 6 June, 2015

# mathematics - Sunday 24 May, 2015

# mathematics - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# mathematics - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here's how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors

According to a Chinese mathematician.

# mathematics - Friday 17 October, 2014

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers

Each day this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day It All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Opinion: I've always had a passion for maths but was often unmotivated – until now

Transition Year student Hannah Leonard describes the inspiring experience of being a competitor in the MATHletes Challenge 2014.

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day It All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Monday 13 October, 2014

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day It All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Saturday 11 October, 2014

These handy tips will help develop your child's maths skills (without them knowing it)

Fun ways to make maths count without it being a chore.

# mathematics - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Opinion: The gender gap remains in tech and science – and it's hurting companies

Investors are missing a trick by not investing in women; if the whole tech and investment community were to work together we could create fantastic companies and jobs.

# mathematics - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career

Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.

# mathematics - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?

A new discovery has shed light on the beginning of the universe itself and will help us to understand how gravitational extremes like black holes work, writes Conor Farrell.

# mathematics - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: Unlike many of my peers, I was given the amazing opportunity to work at CERN

There is no public scientific institution its equal to CERN – yet young Irish people continue to be excluded from it, writes James Casey.

# mathematics - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?

Misconceptions about science, technology, engineering and mathematics are dissuading girls from taking them as subjects – doing a disservice to them and wider society, writes Dr Kirsten Foy.

# mathematics - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Want to win the lotto? Here's how to do it...

Six people won the Irish lotto last Saturday, and with the jackpot at €3.5 million, it wasn’t a bad day’s work. Here’s a few tips on how to play, writes Eamonn Toland.

# mathematics - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Column: What was the Christmas Star?

According to the Bible story, the Star of Bethlehem – or the Christmas Star – led the Three Wise men to the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago. But was it an actual astronomic event?

# mathematics - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Irish teens above average in maths, reading and science 'despite damaging cuts'

A report today pointed to improvement in these areas since 2009 but the Minister for Education said we are not in the top league yet and cannot be complacent.

# mathematics - Friday 18 October, 2013

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers

Each morning this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Monday 14 October, 2013

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day All Adds Up This post contains a poll

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# mathematics - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Column: Mathematics is a potential tonic for our ailing economy – but remains overlooked

IFSC-based firms are being forced to recruit overseas for researchers with PhDs in mathematics, physics and other technical subjects as a direct consequence of the lack of a clear strategy on maths, writes Eoin Ó Colgáin.

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