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This Turing Machine Should Run Forever ­nless Maths Is Wrong


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Alan Turing

Alan Turing: still casting a long shadow over mathematics.

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One hundred and fifty years of mathematics will be proved wrong if a new computer program stops running. Thankfully, it's unlikely to happen, but the code behind it is testing the limits of the mathematical realm.

From New Scientist
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