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This is not a carrot: Paraconsistent mathematics
Paraconsistent mathematics is a type of mathematics in which contradictions may be true. In such a system it is perfectly possible for a statement
and its negation
to both be true. How can this be, and be coherent? What does it all mean?
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.
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.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
Crimes and earthquakes
How the maths that is used to predict earthquakes can help fight gang crime.
The LHC and the dark matter mystery
What is dark matter and how can the LHC find it?
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
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