A day without mathematics? That would mean getting up without an alarm clock, no phone calls, no satnav devices – even the date consists of numbers. Without us realising it, we are constantly surrounded by mathematics. It can make our day to day lives easier and also help us to better understand the world around us. (…)

Light on the dark side of the moon. With this attractive headline begins the last interview to Enrique Zuazua made by “Alexander magazine” of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU).

This article first appeared in the FAU magazine “Alexander”. You can also download the alexander as PDF or read it in this link.