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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.
Celebrating maths communication
One of our favourite mathematicians, Marcus du Sautoy, will receive the 2014 Christopher Zeeman medal for...
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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