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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.

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

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

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

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.