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Outer space: Monkey business
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Exploring the Enigma
During the Second World War, the Allies' codebreakers worked at Bletchley Park to decipher the supposedly unbreakable Enigma code.
tells us about their heroic efforts, which historians believe shortened the war by two years.
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
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...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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