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Combinatorial Game Theory
is a powerful tool for analysing mathematical games. Lewis Dartnell explains how the technique can be used to analyse games such as Twentyone and Nim, and even some chess endgames.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
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...
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...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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