A new way of looking at the physical world promises to shed light on some of the problems physics as we know it can't deal with.

We debunk some common mathematical misconceptions.

Find out how ants have inspired a class of cutting-edge algorithms designed to solve complex real-world problems.

How do green algae manage a perfect breaststroke even though they haven't got a brain? The maths of synchronisation explains and even sheds light on human physiology and evolution.

This year we explore maths related to animals. Happy Christmas!

A mathematical look at democracy.

What do young researchers in maths and computer science work on? We find out at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019.

Many things in nature seem to be striving for a purpose — the carefully choreographed flocking of birds is an example. Are these birds really smart enough to follow a common goal? Find out with these articles.