News tagged with mathematical physics

Doing the math on where people go

Network scientists at Northeastern University have created a mathematical model that can simulate human mobility over the course of several months or even years.

Sep 15, 2010
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The Big Bang versus the 'Big Bounce'

Two fundamental concepts in physics, both of which explain the nature of the Universe in many ways, have been difficult to reconcile with each other. European researchers developed a mathematical approach ...

Jul 06, 2012
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Year's Best Gift Could Be A Job From Santa

In this year's myriad discussions of stimulus and jobs programs, no one has yet publicly raised the idea to ask Santa Claus to take Christmas Eve off. Outsourcing his job by asking mere mortals to deliver ...

Dec 17, 2009
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Predicting the fate of underground carbon

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a new modeling methodology for determining the capacity and assessing the risks of leakage of potential underground carbon-dioxide reservoirs.

Nov 23, 2009
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