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Cracking codes, part II
In the second of two articles,
visits the strange subatomic world and investigates the possibility of unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Chaos in the brain
Saying that someone is a chaotic thinker might seem like an insult - but, according to
, it could be that the mathematical phenomenon of chaos is a crucial part of what makes our brains work.
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Outer space: Monkey business
Ada Lovelace - visions of today
looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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