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The ancient study of an object’s curvature is guiding mathematicians toward a new understanding of simple equations.
The legendary graph isomorphism problem may be harder than a 2015 result seemed to suggest.
Can you turn a two-dimensional fractal into a 3-D object? Break out your scissors and tape for a chance to win a 3-D printed sculpture.
By folding fractals into 3-D objects, a mathematical duo hopes to gain new insight into simple equations.
How do physicists reconstruct what really happened in a particle collision? Through calculations that are so challenging that, in some cases, they simply can’t be done. Yet.
An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics.
The same problem that caused the 2007 financial crisis also tripped up the polling data ahead of this year’s presidential election.
The results of this year’s presidential election made a mockery of analytical election forecast modelers.
Quanta Magazine invites readers to share about their early math and science learning experiences and to explore the interactive survey results.
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