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5 Gifs of n-body Orbits [Animation]

“What I do is I have code that minimizes things,” says Robert Vanderbei, a Professor of Operations Research at Princeton University.

July 30, 2013 — Shannon Palus

Paying with Plastic: Not Just for Credit Cards

In 1966, five guys with a bunch of regular office supply store paper created hundreds of thousands of dollars in counterfeit $10 Australian bills. This, just weeks after Australia had introduced a new series of banknotes — what they had touted as their most advanced, most secure yet.The Royal Bank of Australia, stumped, made the decision to turn to scientists...

January 8, 2013 — Shannon Palus
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine