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Artificial intelligence has bested humans at problem-solving challenges like chess and Go. Is mathematics research next? Steven Strogatz speaks with mathematician Kevin Buzzard to learn about the effort to translate math into language that computers understand.
Ana Caraiani seeks to unify mathematics through her work on the ambitious Langlands program.
Jordan Ellenberg enjoys studying — and writing about — the mathematics underlying everyday phenomena.
Representation theory was initially dismissed. Today, it’s central to much of mathematics.
Mathematicians have figured out how to expand the reach of a mysterious bridge connecting two distant continents in the mathematical world.
Decades after the landmark proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem, ideas abound for how to make it even more reliable. But such efforts reflect a deep misunderstanding of what makes the proof so important.
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