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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.

Natalia Berloff is a professor of applied mathematics. It was a problem in network theory that lured her into the exciting world of maths when she was ten years old.

There are some amazing patterns hiding within simple arithmetic.

How to make images out of ripples of pixels...

One of our favourite problems from our sister site NRICH opens a door to the world of combinatorics and symmetry.

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!