## Articles

If, as string theory suggests, the world is made of strings, then what does that mean for a geometry of points? Find out more in this video.

Inverse problems are mathematical detective problems. They can help solve crimes, are used in medical imaging, and much more.

How do green algae manage a perfect breaststroke even though they haven't got a brain? Enter the maths of synchronisation.

One of the greatest threats to whales is being struck by ships. Find out how Pythagoras' theorem can help avoid this.

In time for pancake day here's a problem about flipping pancakes. It turns out to be surprisingly hard.

What is everything made of? Elias Gårding begins a fascinating series of articles that will tell you everything we currently know about the answer to this question.

What is everything made of? In the second article in this series, Elias Gårding reveals the equation that captures (almost) all the known laws of nature.