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In the first of two articles,
takes a tour through the history of codes and the prospects for truly unbreakable quantum cryptography.
Decoding a war time diary
An account of how a prisoner of war's diary was recently decoded. Donald Hill wrote his diary in a numerical code, disguised as a set of mathematical tables, while in Hong Kong during and after the Japanese invasion of 1941.
Why wait a second?
Why today is 24 hours and 1 second long.
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?
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
A five that fits
A brand-new pentagon to tile your wall with.
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