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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 all about the Large Hadron Collider in this package of introductory articles.

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.

A hundred years ago, on 25 November 1915, Einstein first presented his general theory of relativity. We explore this famous theory and what it says about the world we live in.

Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to ask about black holes.

Why do so many networks exhibit a similar kind of structure? It's because the rich tend to get richer!

Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum computers be able to do, and when can we expect to have fully functional ones?

How the maths that is used to predict earthquakes can help fight gang crime.

How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.

El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe. How can we understand and predict it?

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