The paths of billiard balls on a table can be long and complicated. To understand them mathematicians use a beautiful trick, turning tables into surfaces.

If you thought that billiards was a harmless game to play in the pub, think again. It's a breeding ground for chaos!

The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns within them?

Fields medallist C├ędric Villani talks to us about our solar system, chaos, and what it's like being a mathematical superstar.

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