Journey to the limits of computation with a number that's easy to describe but can't be calculated.
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?
Here's the ancient proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers.
Why a DNA match doesn't necessarily prove your guilt.
Marina Cortês is one of a growing number of physicists who believe time is fundamental. We ask her about the alternatives theories to the block universe, where time comes first.
Is time real? Are we just puppets living out a future already written? Marina Cortês explains why she thinks time is fundamental and that we don't live in a block universe.
Has the future already already been written? Is time just an illusion? Take a step outside of spacetime with cosmologist Marina Cortês to discover the block universe.