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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Phillip Griffiths: Beauty, truth and being practical
The winner of the 2014 Chern medal tells us about beauty in maths, the twists and turns of mathematical...
The maths of magic squares
Have you ever wondered how to create a magic square? Charles Kelly shows us how to create a magic square of...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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