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Mathematics for aliens
It has often been observed that mathematics is astonishingly effective as a tool for understanding the universe. But, asks
, why should this be? Is mathematics a universal truth, and how would we tell?
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Exploring the financial ecosystem
Deciding who is to blame and who should pay for the financial crisis will be a hot topic at the G8 next week...
Putting Turing on stage
Alan Turing was a mathematician and WWII code breaker who was convicted of homosexuality in the 1950s,...
Make a difference to mathematics
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