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Glimpses of a new (mathematical) world

A new mathematical object was revealed yesterday during a lecture at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). Two researchers from the University of Bristol exhibited the first example of a third degree transcendental ...

dateMar 13, 2008 in Mathematics
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Math Models Snowflakes

Three-dimensional snowflakes can now be grown in a computer using a program developed by mathematicians at UC Davis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

dateJan 17, 2008 in Mathematics
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Pinning down the butterfly's wings

A Belgian mathematician hopes to use the science of chaos, the butterfly effect and strange attractors to help build a complete model of climate and resources that will lead to a new approach to sustainable development.

dateJun 01, 2007 in Mathematics
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A mighty number falls

Mathematicians and number buffs have their records. And today, an international team has broken a long-standing one in an impressive feat of calculation.

dateMay 21, 2007 in Mathematics
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Mathematicians unlock major number theory puzzle

Mathematicians have finally laid to rest the legendary mystery surrounding an elusive group of numerical expressions known as the "mock theta functions." Number theorists have struggled to understand the functions ever since ...

dateFeb 27, 2007 in Mathematics
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The mathematics of cloaking

The theorists who first created the mathematics that describe the behavior of the recently announced "invisibility cloak" have revealed a new analysis that may extend the current cloak's powers, enabling it to hide even act ...

dateDec 26, 2006 in Mathematics
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Composer reveals musical chords' hidden geometry

Composers often speak of fitting chords and melodies together, as though sounds were physical objects with geometric shape -- and now a Princeton University musician has shown that advanced geometry actually does offer a ...

dateJul 06, 2006 in Mathematics
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Game intelligence can be learned

New theories on game intelligence could change the world of team sports forever. Game intelligence is not necessarily something you are born with but something you can learn, according to the authors of the ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Mathematics
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