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A zero sum game

( -- New light has been shed on the 150-year-old math puzzle known as the Riemann hypothesis, say mathematical physicists at the University of Sydney.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Mathematics
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Now you see him

Imagine if Harry Potter’s cloak were real , or that you could blot out the sight of something as easily as pressing a mute button to eliminate sound. To some, this seems like “pi in the sky” – fantastic ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Mathematics
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Maximum overhang, optimum reward

Yuval Peres, principal researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond and manager of the Theory Group, always advocates both healthy skepticism and an open mind when it comes to problem solving. Even so, Peres was pleasantly surprised ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Mathematics
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