Gaining an intuition about half-life requires some unintuitive thinking.

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The ancient study of an object’s curvature is guiding mathematicians toward a new understanding of simple equations.

The legendary graph isomorphism problem may be harder than a 2015 result seemed to suggest.

The biologist Marcus Feldman creates mathematical models that reveal how cultural traditions can affect the evolution of a species.

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By folding fractals into 3-D objects, a mathematical duo hopes to gain new insight into simple equations.

A mission to collect samples from the far side of the moon could answer questions about a barrage of asteroids nearly 4 billion years ago.

Geochemical signals from deep inside Earth are beginning to shed light on the planet’s first 50 million years, a formative period long viewed as inaccessible to science.