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Solve a linguistic whodunit about a college mascot by thinking like a self-referencing computer subroutine.

By chopping up large numbers into smaller ones, researchers have rewritten a fundamental mathematical speed limit.

In a world seemingly filled with chaos, physicists have discovered new forms of synchronization and are learning how to predict and control them.

Just how fast can the fastest human run? This adapted book excerpt from Infinite Powers reveals how calculus helps us investigate the nature of motion and change.

Researchers have just released hacker-proof cryptographic code — programs with the same level of invincibility as a mathematical proof.

These games combine quantum entanglement, infinity and impossible-to-calculate winning probabilities. But if researchers can crack them, they’ll reveal deep mathematical secrets.

All descriptions of change are a unique blend of chance and determinism, according to the sweeping mathematical proof of the “weak Pinsker conjecture.”

A number theorist with programming prowess has found a solution to 33 = x³ + y³ + z³, a much-studied equation that went unsolved for 64 years.

Puzzle solvers used “imaginary” numbers to solve a real world problem: finding long-lost treasure.

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