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In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Decoding a war time diary
An account of how a prisoner of war's diary was recently decoded. Donald Hill wrote his diary in a numerical code, disguised as a set of mathematical tables, while in Hong Kong during and after the Japanese invasion of 1941.
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
From 70 million to just 600...
This year has seen a flurry of results as mathematicians hunt down the elusive proof of the twin prime...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The 2013 Plus advent calendar
Is it cold outside? Yes! The fire warm? Yes! Snow on its way? Yes! Do we love Christmas? YES! Celebrate the...
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