Have you ever wondered: What exactly is the device that you are reading this article on? What is a computer?
Computational science dates back to a time long before these modern computing devices were even imagined. In an industry where the more frequently asked questions revolve around programming languages, frameworks, and libraries, we often taken for granted the fundamental concepts that make a computer tick.
But these computers, which seem to possess endless potential—do they have any limitations? Are there problems that computers cannot be used to solve?