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Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they mean for modern technology and our understanding of the Universe.

Find out how scientists, from physicists to geneticists, measure their confidence in their results.

In The Neverending Story a little boy named Bastian discovers that there's something extraordinary about the book he's smuggled into his backpack: it changes as he reads it. The act of reading "The Neverending Story" Bastian finds, is simultaneously the act of writing it. Could our universe be in a similar loop?

Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly was her contribution to computer science?

We continue our look at Ada Lovelace's contribution to computer science.

We celebrate the 200th birthday of Ada Lovelace, who anticipated modern computers long before they were built, with a look at her life and work.