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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.
A computer program that can learn languages
Maths on the brain
Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
Career interview: Statistical consulting
about life as consultant statisticians, modelling real-world problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.
Pushing back Pi
Numbers like Pi have no repeating pattern. So just how accurately do we know what it is?
Abel Prize 2015: all wrapped up
This year's Abel prize shows you can wrap anything, no matter how weirdly shaped.
Slow down, Universe!
The Universe's expansion may not be accelerating as fast as we thought.
Find the gap
There's been progress on one of the biggest open problems in maths: the twin prime conjecture.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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