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mathematical

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Soap bubbles used to explore mathematical singularities

Films of soap with complex shapes can be used to model and understand mathematical singularities across a range of fields.

By May 27, 2014

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Mathematical paper-folding blows our minds

"Mathemusician" Vi Hart explains the boggling properties of the folded-paper hexagon.

By October 7, 2012

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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

By August 7, 2014

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014

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Unlike Facebook, OkCupid shamelessly experiments on us

The online dating site admits to running experiments on its users and manipulating what they think. Have no fear, however, as it's for a good cause.

By July 28, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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eleVR: the first web video player for virtual reality

Why should gaming get all the fun? eleVR is like YouTube for your virtual reality headset -- and anyone can jump in and create videos.

By June 24, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer race hits a slow patch

The pace of performance increases has slowed among the world's fastest supercomputers, while China now has nearly as many as the UK, France, and Germany combined.

By June 23, 2014

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Stressed? Watch bubbles bursting in super slow-mo to relax

At 100 times slower than your eye sees, this Slow Mo Guys video of bubbles popping offers a beautiful moment of temporary escape.

By June 19, 2014