A French mathematician has completed the classification of all convex pentagons, and therefore all convex polygons, that tile the plane.
One of the world’s preeminent theoretical physicists seeks a quiet place to think.
Recent calculations tie together two conjectures about gravity, potentially revealing new truths about its elusive quantum nature.
The physicist who designed the LIGO experiment that detected gravitational waves still holes up in a small basement lab surrounded by electronics and optical instruments.
New math shows how, contrary to conventional scientific wisdom, conscious beings and other macroscopic entities might have greater influence over the future than do the sum of their microscopic components.
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