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Exploring the Enigma
During the Second World War, the Allies' codebreakers worked at Bletchley Park to decipher the supposedly unbreakable Enigma code.
tells us about their heroic efforts, which historians believe shortened the war by two years.
Ada Lovelace - visions of today
looks at the life and work of pioneering woman mathematician Ada Lovelace, who foresaw computer-generated music and graphics, despite living long before the computer era.
The tsunami of December 26th 2004 has focused the world's attention on this terrifying consequence of an underwater earthquake.
explores the underlying wave mathematics.
Outer space: Monkey business
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Slow down, Universe!
The Universe's expansion may not be accelerating as fast as we thought.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
David Spiegelhalter's new book Sex by numbers takes a statistical peek into the nation's bedrooms.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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