News tagged with mathematical sciences

Unraveling the Matrix

A new way of analyzing grids of numbers known as matrices could improve signal-processing applications and data-compression schemes.

dateJul 29, 2010 in Mathematics
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Best Visual Illusion Of 2010 Defies Gravity

On May 10, Japanese scientist Kokichi Sugihara claimed to have discovered a technology that every sixth grader knows to be impossible: a magnet that attracts wood. In front of a crowd of hundreds, he played a video showing ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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Breaking Up Can Be Hard

Laura Townsend '10 eases a soggy lump of concrete out from what looks like a gigantic pizza oven. "Come on, whoa! -- This bad boy is going to fall apart," she says as she inspects the pebbly mass and then ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Engineering
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