Mathematics News


New Marie Curie film to shed light on women's struggle in science

Filming is underway in Poland on a new biopic about the life of Marie Sklodowska-Curie, the first woman ever to win not one, but two, Nobel prizes for her seminal discoveries in physics and ...

Wed 17 Jun 15 from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org show all (2)

Hagoromo chalk: Why the demise of a Japanese company is a blow to mathematics

As interactive whiteboards and iPads take over classrooms across the world, it is understandable that companies relying on a demand for blackboard chalk might struggle.

Wed 17 Jun 15 from The Independent

Other sources: The Independent show all (2)

Mathematical models with complicated dynamics for disease study

A paper to be published this week in the SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems presents a mathematical model to study the effects of individual movement on infectious disease spread.

Thu 11 Jun 15 from Phys.org

Other sources: show all (1)

A little number theory makes the times table a thing of beauty

Most people will probably remember the times tables from primary school quizzes. There might be patterns in some of them (the simple doubling of the 2 times table) but others you just learnt ...

Mon 8 Jun 15 from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org show all (2)

John Nash's memorable final appearances

Days before death, mathematician fascinated Abel Prize audiences

Fri 29 May 15 from Science Now

Other sources: Science Now, Phys.org (2), ScienceNews, BBC News, Discovery.com show all (10)

Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

Other sources: Science Now, Phys.org, Popular Science, CNET, National Geographic show all (20)

Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

Other sources: Science Now, Wired Science, The Independent, TIME, Phys.org show all (15)

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

Other sources: ABC Science, Newscientist, TechCrunch, L.A. Times, Dvice show all (18)

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

Other sources: Nature News, BBC News (2), Phys.org (2), Reuters, Popular Science show all (12)

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

Other sources: The Independent (2), Wired Science, Phys.org, Newscientist, Nature News show all (10)

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Science News Daily - RSS feed.