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The American mathematician invented entire new ways to understand shapes and spaces.

A new proof significantly strengthens a decades-old result about the ubiquity of ways to represent whole numbers as sums of unit fractions.

A new computer program fashioned after artificial intelligence systems like AlphaGo has solved several open problems in combinatorics and graph theory.

Dynamical systems can be chaotic and impossible to predict, but mathematicians have discovered tools to help understand them.

How to win games by going second and leaving your opponent with no good options.

Two recent collaborations between mathematicians and DeepMind demonstrate the potential of machine learning to help researchers generate new mathematical conjectures.

Two researchers show that for neural networks to be able to remember better, they need far more parameters than previously thought.

Three mathematicians show, for the first time, how to form a square with the same area as a circle by cutting them into interchangeable pieces that can be visualized.

A team of mathematicians has solved an important question about how solutions to polynomial equations relate to sophisticated geometric objects called Shimura varieties.