Mathematics News


Maths explored in new London gallery by Zaha Hadid

London's Science Museum called upon the genius of late architect Zaha Hadid for the "huge challenge" of bringing life to its new gallery dedicated to mathematics, which opens on Thursday.

Wed 7 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Interest, skills and belief in own abilities steer youngsters towards STEM jobs

The fact that many young women do not pursue a career in the 'STEM' fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics may have its roots in gender stereotypes. These not only magnify ...

Mon 5 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Team finds new method to improve predictions

Researchers at Princeton, Columbia and Harvard have created a new method to analyze big data that better predicts outcomes in health care, politics and other fields.

Wed 30 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Human groups key to preserving natural resources

Learning between human social groups may be key to sustaining the environment, according to a new study that uses mathematical modeling to understand what factors most influence societies to ...

Tue 29 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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New capillarity effects in ideal gases solve an old mathematical mystery

A Mathematician from the University of Leicester, Alexander Gorban, along with a physicist from ETH Zürich, Ilya Karlin, have challenged traditional concepts of micro and macro worlds and demonstrated ...

Fri 25 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Rallies, protests, and Black Friday: Physics finds dangers hiding in plain sight

Inspired by the way people move at heavy metal concerts, an international team of researchers from Uppsala University and Harvard University have learned how to spot danger zones in mass gatherings ...

Tue 22 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Researchers found mathematical structure that was thought not to exist

Researchers have found a mathematical structure that was thought not to exist. The best possible q-analogs of codes may be useful in more efficient data transmission.

Mon 14 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Calling Outstanding Young Researchers – Application Tool Open!

The application process for the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum has started. Young researchers in computer science and mathematics from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted ...

Mon 14 Nov 16 from AlphaGalileo

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Even physicists are 'afraid' of mathematics

Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, new research suggests.

Fri 11 Nov 16 from Phys.org

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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