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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.
Searching for answers
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' flight MH370 was dramatically narrowed last week due to a...
Building a bridge to maths
At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on)...
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...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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