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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? In the third article in this series, Elias Gårding takes us down the QFT rabbit hole.

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.

What is everything made of? In the final article in this series, Elias Gårding takes us to the very edge of our current knowledge.

Find out how a square grid and some simple rules can generate complex patterns and life-like behaviour.