Naked Science — Game of Life still revealing secrets

Mathematicians Ville Salo and Ilkka Törmä from Finland have solved a long-standing problem in the field of cellular automata. Despite being quite simple systems to describe, these automata often show quite complex behaviour. Now, though, we are starting to find out more about situations when these systems aren't quite so dynamic.

Producer Robert Spencer
Presenter Robert Spencer
Guests Ville Salo and Ilkka Törmä
Lead-in Anoushka Handa
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There is an accompanying article that I wrote about the topic here.

This was part of my work with the Naked Scientists in early 2022. The Naked Scientists are a science podcast and radio show based out of Cambridge.