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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 Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
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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