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The Joy of Sexagesimal Floating-Point Arithmetic

Added: 16.09.2017 15:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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One eighth equals seven and thirty in this strange base 60 world

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Mathematicians Measure Infinities, and Find They're Equal

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Proof rests on a surprising link between infinity size and the complexity of mathematical theories

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Why Is It Important to Study Math?

Added: 02.09.2017 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

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What’s the point of learning math? Why is it so important that kids are exposed to mathematical thinking? And what do parents and teachers need to know about learning real math? Keep...

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Mathematical Wave Puzzle Shines Light on the Physics of Electrons

Added: 30.08.2017 7:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

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A mathematician and her collaborators figured out how to predict electrons’ behavior by studying the mathematics of waves

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Emille Davie Lawrence's Favorite Theorem

Added: 26.08.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

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Why the University of San Francisco math professor loves the compact surface classification theorem

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: A 6-Holed Torus

Added: 05.08.2017 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments


It all starts with a pentagon...

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How Math Puzzles Help You Plan the Perfect Party

Added: 02.08.2017 15:30 | 2 views | 0 comments


The right mix of people who already know one another, of boys and girls--Ramsey numbers may hold the answer

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Mathematics World Mourns Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win Fields Medal

Added: 17.07.2017 14:45 | 2 views | 0 comments


The brilliant Stanford professor, killed by breast cancer at 40, worked with shapes unconstrained by the real world

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What Are Mixed Fractions?

Added: 08.07.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


How do they work? And how can you turn them into improper fractions? Keep on reading to find out!

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Review: Remembering Sofya Kovalevskaya

Added: 03.07.2017 13:00 | 4 views | 0 comments


Michèle Audin’s book about Sofya Kovalevskaya is a fascinating combination of biography, personal reflections, and fictional digressions

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4 More FAQs About Percentages

Added: 28.06.2017 10:00 | 2 views | 0 comments


How do you quickly calculate 25% of a number? Or 33% of a number? And how can you quickly calculate percentage increases?

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Nil Communication: How to Send a Message Without Sending Anything at All

Added: 27.06.2017 8:00 | 3 views | 0 comments


Physicists have exploited the laws of quantum mechanics to send information without transmitting a signal. But have they, really?

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The Tao of Tau

Added: 27.06.2017 7:00 | 3 views | 0 comments


There are plenty of arguments for why the lesser known Greek letter should be as popular as its more famous cousin

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Keep Rolling Luggage Upright with Physics

Added: 21.06.2017 20:05 | 2 views | 0 comments


A team of physicists has revealed why rolling suitcases start rocking from wheel to wheel—and how to avoid that frustrating phenomenon. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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How a Math Formula Could Decide the Fate of Endangered U.S. Species

Added: 19.06.2017 9:00 | 3 views | 0 comments


Feds consider "conservation triage" that would let some animals go extinct to save funds for protecting others

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For World Tessellation Day, Remember to Look Down

Added: 17.06.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments


June 17 is World Tessellation Day. Take a moment to look at the beautiful patterns under your feet

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The Maths of Life and Death: Our Secret Weapon in the Fight against Disease

Added: 15.06.2017 11:30 | 3 views | 0 comments


Mathematics is increasingly integral to biology as more detailed experiments in recent years have led to a huge influx in biological data

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How Mother Nature and a Pentagon Mathematician Created the World's Largest Instrument

Added: 09.06.2017 9:15 | 3 views | 0 comments


The Great Stalacpipe Organ operates by rhythmically striking 37 different stalactites scattered across the 3.5-acre cave

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How to Use Math to Fly Rockets to Space

Added: 07.06.2017 8:00 | 3 views | 0 comments


What does it really mean for a satellite to orbit the Earth? What’s the math behind it? And what’s the math behind the rockets that get those satellites into orbit? Keep on reading to...

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Poincaré Homology Sphere

Added: 04.06.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments


If it quacks like a sphere...

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