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Simone Biles stunned audiences at the 2016 Olympics with a move that appeared to defy gravity. Did it really? Two sports scientists explain the physics of the Biles.

Chains, arches and Wembley Stadium.

We were very excited to meet Andrew Wiles this summer! In this interview and videos he tells us what it was like to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, and what it feels like to do maths.

How the heat equation inspired the maths that powers the entertainment industry.

Discover (and listen to) the Möbius strip that's hidden within one of Bach's famous canons.

This year's Nobel Prize for Physics brings together the physics of materials with one of our favourite areas of maths – topology.

When it comes to the entire cosmos, we humans are incredibly small and insignificant. But that's precisely why we need to take ourselves into account when thinking about the Universe. Find out why.

A brief introduction to the strange theory of quantum mechanics and how it appears to afford a special role to observers.