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The legacy of John Nash and his equilibrium theory

The American mathematician John Nash, who died in a taxi accident at the weekend, is probably best known to the wider public through Russell Crowe's portrayal of him in the 2001 movie A Beautiful ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ants' movements hide mathematical patterns

When ants go exploring in search of food they end up choosing collective routes that fit statistical distributions of probability. This has been demonstrated by a team of mathematicians after ...

Tue 12 May 15 from Phys.org

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A Teacher's Companion to Essential Motivation in the Classroom

""A definitive one-stop guide for teachers who are looking for inspiration into how his ideas can be put into practice in every-day classrooms. A truly lively and engaging resource, it scrutinises ...

Mon 20 Apr 15 from AlphaGalileo

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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That figures: Professor who had to work at Subway dazzles world of maths after solving centuries-old prime number riddle

A university professor who was forced to work at Subway when he couldn't find a job as an academic has solved a prime number riddle that has puzzled the best mathematical brains for centuries.    

Tue 21 May 13 from The Independent

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Getting to the bottom of foamy physics

New model describes the evolution of bubble clusters

Sat 11 May 13 from Physics World

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Real-world Civilisation game shows impact of war

A model similar to the computer game Civilisation recreates human history and shows the importance of warfare in stabilising society    

Wed 25 Sep 13 from Newscientist

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