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A bright idea
What do computers and light switches have in common?
illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.
RIP Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications.
looks at Shannon's life and works.
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
A five that fits
A brand-new pentagon to tile your wall with.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Police and thieves
Using maths to simulate the behaviour of criminals.
Communication and ball packing
What does packing balls in higher dimensions have to do with getting your message across?
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