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Alan Turing: ahead of his time
Alan Turing is the father of computer science and contributed significantly to the WW2 effort, but his life came to a tragic end.
explores his story.
CAPTCHA if they can
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
Roger Penrose: A Knight on the tiles
Will we ever be able to make computers that think and feel? If not, why not? And what has all this got to do with tiles?
Sir Roger Penrose
about all this and more.
What computers can't do
looks at the life and work of wartime code-breaker Alan Turing. Find out what types of numbers we
count and why there are limits on what can be achieved with Turing machines.
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
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.
Einstein and relativity: Part I
Read about the rocky road to one of Einstein's greatest achievements: the general theory of relativity, which...
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