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Tracing the path of invading species using a famous problem in graph theory.

Resonant electromagnetic waves, created by lightning flashes, circle the Earth. Wim Hordijk explores the maths and shows how you can keep track with these phenomena.

There are problems that are easy to solve in theory, but impossible to solve in practice. Intrigued? Then join us on a journey through the world of complexity, all the way to the famous P versus NP conjecture.

Whether you're aware of it or not, the language you use to express yourself follows strict mathematical principles.

A little bit of maths can go a long way in telling the truth from lies.

Simple mathematical rules can make for some interesting psychedelic science.

If only the fittest survive, how can we explain the evolution of altruism? Mathematics has some answers.