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A bright idea
What do computers and light switches have in common?
illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.
RIP Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications.
looks at Shannon's life and works.
Steady on, Einstein
To celebrate the release of more English translations of Einstein's papers, we revisit one of his previously...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
How to approximate the English language using maths.
How long can we survive a zombie invasion?
Can a mathematical model of zombies' movements allow the human race to survive impending doom?
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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