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

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

Mathematicians have studied knots for centuries, but a new material is showing why some knots are better than others.

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

As Scarlett Howard taught honeybees to do arithmetic, they showed her how fundamental numbers might be to all brains.

A curious physicist has discovered an unexpected link between theoretical block collisions and a famed quantum search algorithm.

While mathematics gives us elegant explanations for many physical phenomena, real-world situations often require us to scramble through dense numerical thickets.

The noted mathematician and author Steven Strogatz explains why he wanted to share intimate conversations with leading researchers from diverse fields in his new podcast.

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

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