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Matrix: Simulating the world Part II: cellular automata
turns the universe into a matrix to model traffic, forest fires and sprawling cities.
Games, Life and the Game of Life
When we finally meet the Martians,
believes they are going to want to talk mathematics. He talks to
game, artificial life and what we will have in common with extraterrestrials.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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