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Renormalization has become perhaps the single most important advance in theoretical physics in 50 years.
Symplectic geometry is a relatively new field with implications for much of modern mathematics. Here’s what it’s all about.
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One hundred years after it was proposed, the Ising model is used to understand everything from magnets to brains.
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