## Latest Articles

### John Conway Solved Mathematical Problems With His Bare Hands

The legendary mathematician, who died on April 11, was curious, colorful and one of the greatest problem-solvers of his generation.

### Graced With Knowledge, Mathematicians Seek to Understand

A landmark proof in computer science has also solved an important problem called the Connes embedding conjecture. Mathematicians are working to understand it.

### Mathematics as a Team Sport

When 50 mathematicians spend a week in the woods, there’s no telling what will happen. And that’s the point.

### ‘Rainbows’ Are a Mathematician’s Best Friend

“Rainbow colorings” recently led to a new proof. It’s not the first time they’ve come in handy.

### Landmark Computer Science Proof Cascades Through Physics and Math

Computer scientists established a new boundary on computationally verifiable knowledge. In doing so, they solved major open problems in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics.

### Rainbow Proof Shows Graphs Have Uniform Parts

Mathematicians have proved that copies of smaller graphs can always be used to perfectly cover larger ones.

### The Map of Mathematics

Explore our surprisingly simple, absurdly ambitious and necessarily incomplete guide to the boundless mathematical universe.

### Mathematicians Prove Universal Law of Turbulence

By exploiting randomness, three mathematicians have proved an elegant law that underlies the chaotic motion of turbulent systems.

### For Fluid Equations, a Steady Flow of Progress

A startling experimental discovery about how fluids behave started a wave of important mathematical proofs.