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Outer space: Monkey business
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.
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.
In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Physics in a minute: What's the problem with quantum gravity?
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we...
A new particle for Christmas?
A bump in the data from the LHC promises exciting news.
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
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