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The Hidden Depth in Math's Simple Puzzles

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Mathematician Richard Schwartz explains why he loves problems he can start solving right away, and how computers can help

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How Robot Math and Smartphones Led Researchers to a Drug Discovery Breakthrough

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An algorithm originally designed to help robots move was useful in tackling an entirely different problem

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Bicylinder

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Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere

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How to Measure Time Without a Stopwatch

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How can you measure time without using a stopwatch? You could use the movement of the Sun across the sky, watch a pendulum swing, or burn some very special string. Keep on reading to find out how it...

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Cracking the Brain's Enigma Code

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Neuroscientists are taking cues from cryptography to translate brain activity into movements

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In Silico Flurries

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Computing a world of snowflakes

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Justin Curry's Favorite Theorem

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The University at Albany mathematician talks about why he just can’t get enough of those Platonic solids

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Fractions: Where It All Goes Wrong

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Why do Americans have such trouble with fractions—and what can be done?

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Bathroom, Mathroom

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For World Toilet Day, an appreciation of the most mathematically interesting room in the house

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Millions, Billions, Trillions: How to Make Sense of Numbers in the News

Added: 14.01.2018 22:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Anyone who can understand tens, hundreds and thousands can develop habits and skills to accurately navigate millions, billions and trillions. Stay with me, especially if you’re math-averse

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New Keys to Help Extraterrestrials Unlock Our Messages

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A 19th-century proposal for contacting aliens is being rebooted in the latest transmission to nearby star

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Math at the Met

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Amid the museum’s 2 million works of art lie numerous mathematical curiosities

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15 Mathematical Curiosities to Celebrate Marie Curie's 150th Birthday

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Some numerical oddities fall out of this anniversary of the only person to win Nobel prizes in two separate scientific fields

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Loch Ness Monster

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"They did the math, they did the monster math..."

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The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

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Not getting a flu shot could endanger more than just one’s own health, herd immunity calculations show

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Household Chores for Mathematicians

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Need a babysitter? Ask a combinatorialist. Baseboards dirty? A number theorist won't mind cleaning them. And other highly scientific recommendations for mathematicians to handle the housework

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Which Sounds Better, Analog or Digital Music?

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The answer is subjective, but the underlying math is not

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Dusa McDuff's Favorite Theorem

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Dusa McDuff explains why she loves the nonsqueezing theorem—and what vegetable she'd pair it with

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The 1-Dimensional Sphere

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There’s more to the circle than meets the π

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Why History Should Matter to Code Breakers

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Quantum cryptography may be the leading edge of encryption, but many criminals and terrorists use centuries-old ciphers

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