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Roger Penrose: A Knight on the tiles
Will we ever be able to make computers that think and feel? If not, why not? And what has all this got to do with tiles?
Sir Roger Penrose
about all this and more.
No place like home for Martin Rees
Sir Martin Rees
a whistlestop tour of some of the more extraordinary features of our cosmos, and explains how lucky we are that the universe is the way it is.
Looking at life with Gerardus 't Hooft
Nobel Prizewinning Physicist
Professor Gerardus 't Hooft
has always been fascinated by the mathematical mysteries of nature. He tells
about his early life, and what our Universe might really be like.
Catching waves with Kip Thorne
What happens when one black hole meets another?
Professor Kip Thorne
shows us how to eavesdrop on these cosmic events by watching for telltale gravitational waves.
Natural born mathematicians
tells us about research showing that even newborn babies have a basic understanding of number. It seems we are all mathematicians!
Maths in the dock
about the vital role of maths in presenting criminal evidence.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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