computer science
What do computers and light switches have in common? Yutaka Nishiyama illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.


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?

John Henstridge and Jodie Thompson tell Plus about life as consultant statisticians, modelling realworld problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.

Numbers like Pi have no repeating pattern. So just how accurately do we know what it is? 
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