## Newtonian mechanics

**Phil Trinh**discovers how maths helps solve the mysteries of flight and love.

*Plus*spoke to

**Peter Wadhams**from the Polar Ocean Physics Group at the University of Cambridge to get a glimpse of the group's work.

*Plus*, we heard how a simple mathematical equation became the subject of a debate in the UK parliament.

**Chris Budd**and

**Chris Sangwin**continue the story of the mighty quadratic equation.

**chaos**.