How a maths competition spawned the foundations of chaos theory.
How simples rules can result in very complex outcomes.
If you thought that billiards was a harmless game to play in the pub, think again. It's a breeding ground for chaos!
Artur Avila tells us about taming chaos.
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
Artur Avila is being honoured for "formidable technical power, the ingenuity and tenacity of a master problem-solver, and an unerring sense for deep and
It's one of the most beautiful sights in nature: fireflies illuminating the night with their synchronised flashing. Mathematicians have just solved a 40 year-old problem behind this striking phenomenon.
The paths of billiard balls on a table can be long and complicated. To understand them mathematicians use a beautiful trick, turning tables into surfaces.
Fields medallist Cédric Villani talks to us about our solar system, chaos, and what it's like being a mathematical superstar.