## Articles

**Stefan Kopieczek**explores his story.

**Peter Macgregor**explores the beautiful world of the infinite.

**Lewis Dartnell**turns the universe into a matrix to model traffic, forest fires and sprawling cities.

**Charlotte Mulcare**uses milk to show how maths and stats can provide genetic answers.

*On the origin of species*, but also 200 years since the birth of its author, Charles Darwin. At the heart of Darwin's theory of evolution lies a beautifully simple mathematical object: the evolutionary tree. In this article we look at how maths is used to reconstruct and understand it.

**Chris Sangwin**takes us through excerpts of Euler's algebra text book and finds that modern teaching could have something to learn from Euler's methods.