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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.

January 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 October 7, 2012

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Mathematician works out formula for perfect pizza

The ideal proportions for toppings and dough on a pizza can be expressed in the language of mathematics. Now that's amore.

By October 23, 2013

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Physicists rejoice! Will Smith is one of you

In a peculiar interview, Will Smith and his son Jaden discuss pattern theory, mathematics, and man's lack of sophistication in the latter to promote their new movie "After Earth."

By May 30, 2013

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Playful new NY math museum not for squares

The message at New York's new Museum of Mathematics is simple: math is everywhere. Even the bathroom, where pentagonal sinks go down to a triangular base, is called a mathroom.

By March 4, 2013

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Isaac Newton's notebooks open digital doors

The University of Cambridge has digitized a portion of Isaac Newton's papers, letting anyone see the mathematics and experiments of the famed scientist.

By December 12, 2011

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Can a Silicon Valley startup solve state university woes?

San Jose State University is partnering with tech startup Udacity, which offers online computer science and mathematics courses. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the first-of-its-kind program could help students graduate faster and save money.

By January 29, 2013

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Three-deal Tuesday: A flash drive, a desktop, and a free download

Get an 8GB flash drive for 8 bucks, a Core i7 desktop for $779.99, and Microsoft's student-friendly Mathematics 4.0 absolutely free.

By January 18, 2011

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Lemelson-MIT prize goes to man of many talents

Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.

By March 3, 2010