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Quantum physicist Carl M. Bender wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Physical Society (APS) announced today, on behalf of the Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, ...

Thu 13 Oct 16 from

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Watch how film geometry gives us heroes and villains

There are a lot of subtle effects going on in movies that we don’t consciously notice. Framing, lighting, and composition can have huge effects on how viewers perceive a character ...

Tue 11 Oct 16 from The Verge

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Maths says delaying Article 50 could bring better Brexit deal

UK prime minister Theresa May will trigger talks to quit the EU by April 2017. The science of strategic thinking shows delay is her best bet, says Petros Sekeris

Mon 3 Oct 16 from Newscientist

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Researchers develop simplified model of RNA validation

A group from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste has developed a faster and simpler method requiring modest resources for validating physical models of RNA used ...

Wed 28 Sep 16 from

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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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