# In depth: Statistical, mathematical & computational physics

### Between the lines

Jan 15, 2015 Review

A biopic of Stephen Hawking and a daily calendar of mathematical reflections, reviewed by **Tushna Commissariat** and **Margaret Harris**

### Social physics and antisocial science

Dec 8, 2014 2 comments Review

An accessible overview of Sandy Pentland's work on the physics of social networks, reviewed by **Martin Zaltz Austwick**

### Between the lines: Christmas special

Dec 8, 2014 2 comments Review

A collection of physics-themed books on topics ranging from aliens to zombies, reviewed by **Margaret Harris**

### Elegant constructions

Dec 4, 2014 Review

A beautifully illustrated book of essays on geometry, reviewed by **Margaret Harris**

### A taste for anelloni

Dec 1, 2014 Feature

See why a new form of pasta invented by **Davide Michieletto** and **Matthew S Turner** can teach us about polymers

### Bell's theorem still tolls

Nov 4, 2014 8 comments Opinion

**Robert P Crease** marks 50 years of the famous proof of entanglement in quantum physics

### Celebrating the mind

Oct 9, 2014 1 comment Opinion

**Robert P Crease** marks the centenary of the birth of Martin Gardner

### The right questions

Sep 18, 2014 3 comments Opinion

**Robert P Crease** links philosophy with optical creatures called brittlestars

### A classy look through mathematics

Sep 11, 2014 6 comments Review

Alex Bellos's engaging book investigates how mathematical laws and properties manifest themselves in the real world, says reviewer **Dean Burnett**

### Gardening in space

Aug 28, 2014 1 comment Opinion

**Robert P Crease** on the success story of a courgette in space

### Between the lines: mathematics special

Aug 14, 2014 Review

Books that celebrate mathematics, from ancient Egypt to modern times, reviewed by **Margaret Harris**

### Physics on babies' bottoms

Jul 31, 2014 2 comments Feature

**Mattias Schmidt** talks about his work as a physicist at Procter & Gamble

### Mathematical bridges

Jul 3, 2014 Opinion

**Robert P Crease** looks at a mathematics conference that could teach physicists a thing or two

### Roll over, Boltzmann

May 29, 2014 9 comments Feature

**Jon Cartwright** examines whether a new form of entropy can revolutionize our understanding of disorder

### Between the lines

Apr 17, 2014 1 comment Review

Books about Einstein's quantum side and reductionism, reviewed by **Margaret Harris**