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.

You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed the father of the information age, would have turned 100 this week.

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

A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.

From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.

Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.

Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John Wheeler's radical idea.

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