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Astronomers claim in a new paper that star motions should make it easy for civilizations to spread across the galaxy, but still we might find ourselves alone.
As researchers delve deeper into the behavior of decentralized collective systems, they’re beginning to question some of their initial assumptions.
Recent progress on the “sum product” problem recalls a celebrated mathematical result that revealed the power of miniature number systems.
With the help of deep learning techniques, paleoanthropologists find evidence of long-lost branches on the human family tree.
Subatomic particles called muons are thought to have streamed through the atmosphere and irradiated megafauna like the monster shark megalodon.
Digital security depends on the difficulty of factoring large numbers. A new proof shows why one method for breaking digital encryption won’t work.