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Alan Turing: ahead of his time
Alan Turing is the father of computer science and contributed significantly to the WW2 effort, but his life came to a tragic end.
explores his story.
CAPTCHA if they can
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
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.
What computers can't do
looks at the life and work of wartime code-breaker Alan Turing. Find out what types of numbers we
count and why there are limits on what can be achieved with Turing machines.
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.
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.
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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