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A French mathematician has completed the classification of all convex pentagons, and therefore all convex polygons, that tile the plane.
To avoid garbled messages, mathematicians might translate them into geometric form.
Equiangular lines are an elemental part of geometry. Mathematicians have discovered a tighter limit on the number of such lines that exist in every dimension.
In order to fully understand the quantum world, we may have to develop a new realm of mathematics.
When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming.
The simple Möbius strip illustrates a deep mathematical challenge that has long tormented the field of symplectic geometry.
When two mathematicians raised pointed questions about a classic proof that no one really understood, they ignited a years-long debate about how much could be trusted in a new kind of geometry.
The ancient study of an object’s curvature is guiding mathematicians toward a new understanding of simple equations.
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.
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