# News

How popular and successful are you? Not as much as your friends is the sad answer, at least as far as Twitter is concerned.

Nira Chamberlain tells us how solving difficult maths problems can be like fighting an invisible boxer.

Where does our ability to do abstract maths come from? A new study sheds some fascinating light on the question.

Vicky explains how maths is an adventure that's really worth having.

A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.

Carola tells us about her work in the field of image analysis, her favourite mathematical moments, and why creativity is so important in maths.

Using the trajectory of a billiard ball to assign customers to queues.

Mathematician Katie Steckles tells us about her favourite mathematical moments and why being creative is essential in maths.

A new competition invites young people aged 11 to 19 to explore the history of maths for a chance to win cash prizes.