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Mathematicians and neuroscientists have created the first anatomically accurate model that explains how vision is possible.
The ancient Greeks wondered when “irrational” numbers can be approximated by fractions. By proving the longstanding Duffin-Schaeffer conjecture, two mathematicians have provided a complete answer.
In just three pages, a Russian mathematician has presented a better way to color certain types of networks than many experts thought possible.
Decades after the landmark proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem, ideas abound for how to make it even more reliable. But such efforts reflect a deep misunderstanding of what makes the proof so important.