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If only the fittest survive, how can we explain the evolution of altruism? Mathematics has some answers.

Why a positive test result doesn't necessarily mean you have the disease.

Are there problems computers will never be able to solve, no matter how powerful they become?

In the 1930s Alan Turing discovered a computer program that is logically impossible. What other limits are there to computation?

Journey to the limits of computation with a number that's easy to describe but can't be calculated.

Why a DNA match doesn't necessarily prove your guilt.

Here's the ancient proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers.

Fundamental physics says time is symmetric - so why does time move forwards for us in a block universe?