Julia Gog is a mathematical biologist, helping to understand how infectious diseases spread. One of her favourite eureka moments came while she was playing a computer game.
How to make images out of ripples of pixels...
There are some amazing patterns hiding within simple arithmetic.
Pilot wave theory is an extension of quantum mechanics that doesn't exhibit any of that weird randomness or fuzziness. But that doesn't mean it's totally sane. Here is a quick introduction.
Imagine your weight depended on the colour of your underwear! Something quite similar happens with measurements in quantum physics. Find out more here...
The Kochen-Specker theorem shows that quantum mechanics is always going to be strange. Its proof is surprisingly simple!
What does contextually mean for real-life measurements and what does it have to do with religious questions?