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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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