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Happy 10th birthday Google!
And three cheers for the maths behind its success!
The amazing librarian
describes the workings of the most famous search engine of them all. You'll need some linear algebra for this one, but it's worth the while!
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
Happy birthday Claude Shannon!
You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed...
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
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