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In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are and what role maths has to play in them.

With intelligent machines taking over more and more of our jobs, what does the rise of AI mean for humanity?

Here's a quick introduction to the most famous cat in the history of science. We hope it whets your appetite for quantum mechanics!

The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered shaped philosophy, science, culture and art.

This article explores how Euclid's ancient geometry interacts with all aspects of human thought and life.

How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of computers using an example.

Meet the algebra at the heart of your computer!

Claude Shannon's ingenious insight linking physical circuits with Boolean algebra paved the way for modern computing.