Stemming from the “F-theory” branch of string theory, each solution replicates key features of the standard model of particle physics
The first female winner of the prestigious Abel Prize shares details of life as a mathematician
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Abel-prize winner Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck built bridges between analysis, geometry and physics
Using the periodic table to memorize that celebrated number
Robert Ghrist shares a beautiful link between exponentiation, differentiation and shift...
A new model suggests smashing killer space rocks with insufficient force could let gravity pull the pieces back together. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Experts argue that proofs are doing fine, contrary to a controversial 1993 prediction of their impending demise...
Mathematicians take revenge on the author of a controversial article about proof by naming an object after him...
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Cynthia Flores describes how Heisenberg’s famous principle has shaped her mathematical career and worldview
In praise of Raymond Smullyan: logician, magician, mathematician, puzzlist and philosopher
Mathematicians Nikita Nikolaev and Beatriz Navarro Lameda share their favorite theorem and their mathematics-themed wedding
Black History Month in the U.S. is a good time to celebrate these important people
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right: machines can lead to racist outcomes
Nira Chamberlain, the World's Most Interesting Mathematician, describes the delicate mathematics of weather models
So what are they, anyway?
Skip Garibaldi tells us about the numbers we can never describe
Biologists and computers scientists team up to create a census of animal populations
A new mathematical holiday celebrates an underappreciated fraction