New study suggests Voynich text is not a hoax
The emergence of complex behaviors through causal entropic forces
Encryption is less secure than we thought
Information theory—the discipline that gave us digital communication and data compression—also put cryptography on a secure mathematical foundation. Since 1948, when the paper that created information theory first appear ...
Second Law of Thermodynamics May Explain Economic Evolution
Black hole thermodynamics
In the 1800s scientists studying things like heat and the behavior of low density gases developed a theory known as thermodynamics. As the name suggests, this theory describes the dynamic behavior of heat ...
How to Measure What We Don't Know
Researcher finds optimal fix-free codes
(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 50 years after David Huffman developed Huffman coding, an entropy encoding algorithm used for lossless data compression in computer science and information theory, an electrical ...
Scientists propose creating Maxwell's demon with two quantum dots
Prediction or cause? Information theory may hold the key
Cosmic entropy could be 100 times greater than previously thought
Sign language puzzle solved
First thin films of spin ice reveal cold secrets
Thin films of spin ice have been shown to demonstrate surprising properties which could help in the development of applications of magnetricity, the magnetic equivalent of electricity.