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Author: Oliver Johnson
Text, Bytes and Videotape
How can a 3 hour long film like the Lord of the Rings fit on a single DVD? Hw cn U rd txt msgs? How do MP3s make music files smaller, so they can be downloaded faster off the Internet? All these things rely on the mathematics of
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
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