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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.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
It's bigger on the inside!
The London Mathematical Society starts its 150th anniversary year with a bang.
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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