Ronald Rivest helped come up with the RSA algorithm, which safeguards online commerce. Now he’s hoping to make democratic elections more trustworthy.
Finding the best way to approximate the ever-elusive irrational numbers pits the infinitely large against the infinitely small.
Recent findings add weight to the evidence that the intransitive competitions between species enrich the diversity of nature.
Computer scientists established a new boundary on computationally verifiable knowledge. In doing so, they solved major open problems in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics.
A proposal for building wormhole-connected black holes offers a way to probe the paradoxes of quantum information.