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# Abstractions blog

## Latest Articles

### AI Overcomes Stumbling Block on Brain-Inspired Hardware

Algorithms that use the brain’s communication signal can now work on analog neuromorphic chips, which closely mimic our energy-efficient brains.

### The Mysterious Forces Inside the Nucleus Grow a Little Less Strange

The strong force holds protons and neutrons together, but the theory behind it is largely inscrutable. Two new approaches show how it works.

### Computer Scientists Prove Why Bigger Neural Networks Do Better

Two researchers show that for neural networks to be able to remember better, they need far more parameters than previously thought.

### An Ancient Geometry Problem Falls to New Mathematical Techniques

Three mathematicians show, for the first time, how to form a square with the same area as a circle by cutting them into interchangeable pieces that can be visualized.

### How the Physics of Resonance Shapes Reality

The same phenomenon by which an opera singer can shatter a wineglass also underlies the very existence of subatomic particles.

### Any Single Galaxy Reveals the Composition of an Entire Universe

In computer simulations of possible universes, researchers have discovered that a neural network can infer the amount of matter in a whole universe by studying just one of its galaxies.

### Computer Scientists Eliminate Pesky Quantum Computations

For years, intermediate measurements made it hard to quantify the complexity of quantum algorithms. New work establishes that those measurements aren’t necessary after all.

### Symmetries Reveal Clues About the Holographic Universe

Physicists have been busy exploring how our universe might emerge like a hologram out of a two-dimensional sheet. New clues have come from the symmetries found on an infinitely distant “celestial sphere.”

### Euler’s 243-Year-Old ‘Impossible’ Puzzle Gets a Quantum Solution

A surprising new solution to Leonhard Euler’s famous “36 officers puzzle” offers a novel way of encoding quantum information.