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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.
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...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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