Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
Where does our ability to do abstract maths come from? A new study sheds some fascinating light on the question.
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.
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
Why a time-honoured statistical tool is becoming problematic.
How to optimally fill a box with eight-dimensional oranges.
One of the greatest honours in maths has been awarded for the proof of Fermat's last theorem.
Can simple equations really describe the complex world we live in?
How simples rules can result in very complex outcomes.