computer science
If you've ever watched a flock of birds flying at dusk, or a school of fish reacting to a predator, you'll have been amazed by their perfectly choreographed moves. Yet, complex as this behaviour may seem, it's not all that hard to model it on a computer. Lewis Dartnell presents a handson guide for creating your own simulations — no previous experience necessary.

Plus went to see members of Norman Foster's group of architects to learn about the maths behind architecture.


Computer generated movies and electronic games: Joan Lasenby tells us about the mathematics and engineering behind them.

What do computers and light switches have in common? Yutaka Nishiyama illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.


Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
