### How would Einstein use e-mail? Letter writers of yore had same correspondence patterns as e-mail users today

You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence.

You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence.

Sep 25, 2009
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Mathematicians from North America, Europe, Australia, and South America have resolved the first one trillion cases of an ancient mathematics problem. The advance was made possible by a clever technique for multiplying large ...

Sep 22, 2009
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A researcher from the University of Bath has found a new approach to an old geometric problem of modelling the most efficient way of packing shapes to form a foam.

Sep 02, 2009
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(PhysOrg.com) -- Finding the best way to pack the greatest quantity of a specifically shaped object into a confined space may sound simple, yet it consistently has led to deep mathematical concepts and practical applications, ...

Aug 12, 2009
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(PhysOrg.com) -- An IBM Researcher has solved a thorny mathematical problem that has confounded scientists since the invention of public-key encryption several decades ago. The breakthrough, called "privacy homomorphism," ...

Jun 25, 2009
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There's a reason Wall Street resembles a rocket experiment gone wrong: rocket scientists helped make it happen.

Apr 07, 2009
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As sea levels rise in the wake of climate change and semi-arid regions turn to desert, people living in those parts of the world are likely to be displaced. A mathematical approach to planned relocation reported in the International ...

Apr 01, 2009
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A new mathematical formula that could be used to give advance warning of where a tsunami is likely to hit and how destructive it will be has been worked out by scientists at Newcastle University.

Apr 01, 2009
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French-Russian mathematician Mikhail Gromov on Thursday won one of the world's top mathematics award, Norway's Abel Prize, for "his revolutionary contributions to geometry," the prize committee said.

Mar 26, 2009
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In the life of many successful networks, the connections between elements increase over time. As connections are added, there comes a critical moment when the network's overall connectivity rises rapidly with each new link.

Mar 12, 2009
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