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Two teams found different ways for quantum computers to process nonlinear systems by first disguising them as linear ones.
A number theorist recalls his first encounter with the Riemann hypothesis and breaks down the math in a new Quanta video.
Lauren Williams has charted an adventurous mathematical career out of the pieces of a fundamental object called the positive Grassmannian.
The goal of the “busy beaver” game is to find the longest-running computer program. Its pursuit has surprising connections to some of the most profound questions and concepts in mathematics.
Mathematicians have long pondered the reach of a grazing goat tied to a fence, only finding approximate answers until now.
At 21, Ashwin Sah has produced a body of work that senior mathematicians say is nearly unprecedented for a college student.