Here’s a roundup of some news stories that slipped past our highly trained news snipers.

# You're reading: Posts Tagged: Drake’s Equation

### Four silly stories

Silly maths stories, like buses with a taxi sneaking into the bus lane behind them, come along four at a time, it seems. None of these stories merits being reported on here on its own, but we felt the fact that they all came to our attention so close to each other deserved recognition.

### The Maths of Star Trek: The Original Series (Part III)

This is the third in a series of posts about the maths of *Star Trek*. Part I covered the probability of survival while wearing a red shirt, and Part II discussed the mathematics of alien biology.