Paradoxically, the abundance of tight interactions among living species usually leads to disasters in ecological models. New analyses hint at how nature seemingly defies the math.
A new theory proposes that the quantum properties of an object extend into an “atmosphere” that surrounds the material.
Two mathematicians have found what they say is a hole at the heart of a proof that has convulsed the mathematics community for nearly six years.
A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.
In math, sometimes the most common things are the hardest to find.