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The origins of fractals
, introduced in the mid 1970's by Benoit Mandelbrot, is now commonly used to describe this family of non-differentiable functions that are infinite in length. Find out more about their origins and history.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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