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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.
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...
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
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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