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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.
Another way of voting
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
What is general relativity?
To celebrate the centenary of the general theory of relativity we asked physicist David Tong to explain the...
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
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