Skip to Navigation
subscribe to Plus
Search this site:
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.
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
School students help researchers fight diseases
A project involving secondary school students has delivered valuable data for epidemiologists.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
Login to comment or download PDFs
Create new account
Request new password
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.