I sometimes like to think about what it might be like inside a
black hole. What does that even mean? Is it really
“like” anything inside a black hole? Nature keeps us
from ever knowing. (Well, what we know for sure is that nature
keeps us from...
Although the concept of randomness is ubiquitous, it turns out
to be difficult to generate a truly random sequence of events. The
need for "pseudorandomness" in various parts of modern science,
ranging from numerical simulation to cryptography, has...