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Read more at: Mathematical paradox demonstrates the limits of AI

Mathematical paradox demonstrates the limits of AI

A new study by researchers in DAMTP suggests instability is the Achilles’ heel of modern AI, and that a century-old mathematical paradox shows the gap researchers now need to bridge.


Read more at: New Institute established to tackle climate change

New Institute established to tackle climate change

The ground-breaking new Institute of Computing for Climate Science (ICCS) is taking the Faculty's role in tackling climate change into a new era.



Read more at: Understanding the diversity of forests using AI

Understanding the diversity of forests using AI

Revolutionary machine learning techniques are being developed by researchers from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) to support forest conservation in India.


Read more at: The Moon once churned an ocean of slushy magma

The Moon once churned an ocean of slushy magma

Professor Jerome Neufeld has developed a new model of the formation of the Moon's crust that finally explains the diversity and range of ages of rocks from the lunar surface.



Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Kasia Warburton

Cambridge snapshots: Kasia Warburton

Kasia Warburton is a PhD student in the Theoretical Geophysics research group at DAMTP. Here she tells us about her work on glaciers, the joys of collaboration, and the excitement of moments when things click into place.


Read more at: Curbing COVID-19 in schools

Curbing COVID-19 in schools

UK schools have received more than 300,000 CO2 monitors as part of a government initiative supported by researchers from DAMTP to reduce the spread of COVID-19.



Read more at: Jack Thorne receives 2022 New Horizons Prize

Jack Thorne receives 2022 New Horizons Prize

Jack Thorne, Professor of Number Theory at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize.


Read more at: Welcome to the first Philippa Fawcett interns

Welcome to the first Philippa Fawcett interns

This summer the very first participants in the Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme experienced life as a researcher in the Faculty.



Read more at: Shifting sands: protecting environments from dune migration

Shifting sands: protecting environments from dune migration

A new model describing interactions between sand dunes and obstacles, developed by researchers in DAMTP, could help protect infrastructure and delicate ecosystems from damage.


Read more at: Professor Julia Gog to help present Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Professor Julia Gog to help present Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Professor Julia Gog will share the presenting duties with Professor Jonathan Van-Tam during this year’s Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution.