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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.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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