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Caesar shift cipher
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Safety in numbers
Today's digital world with its free flow of information, would not exist without cryptography to guarantee our privacy.
meets mathematician, author and broadcaster
to find out about the science of secrecy.
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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