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mathematics

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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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MyScript Calculator reviewed

If you would like to go back to your early days of learning math using pencil and paper, this app lets you relive those moments, writing math expressions naturally while delivering solutions immediately.

Jan. 10, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Jan. 10, 2013

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Mathematical paper-folding blows our minds

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

By Oct. 7, 2012

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Jet lag? There's an app for that

Researchers have found that evading jet lag may be as simple as carefully controlled periods of light exposure to keep circadian rhythms in check.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By Jun. 20, 2014

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Lego robot sets new Rubik's Cube world record

CubeStormer 3 solves a Rubik's Cube in 3.253 seconds, beating its own robot predecessor CubeStormer 2.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Yitang Zhang: A prime-number proof and a world of persistence

An exciting breakthrough by an academic little known before last year is firing up mathematicians. Now even playwrights are getting in on the act.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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William Shatner: Of course there's alien life

Basic math tells you it's a must, says the original Captain Kirk -- the only true unknown is what form alien life takes.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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Google discloses its diversity record and admits it's not good

Women make up just 17 percent of the Web giant's tech workforce and are outnumbered in leadership positions nearly 4 to 1.

By May. 28, 2014

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Majoring in zombie with a minor in MOOC

AMC and Instructure recruit college professors to create a free, online course structured around the zombie drama.

By Sep. 3, 2013