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## Latest Articles

### How Math Achieved Transcendence

Transcendental numbers include famous examples like e and π, but it took mathematicians centuries to understand them.

### Computer Scientists Inch Closer to Major Algorithmic Goal

A new paper finds a faster method for determining when two mathematical groups are the same.

### Mathematicians Discover Novel Way to Predict Structure in Graphs

Mathematicians probe the limits of randomness in new work estimating quantities called Ramsey numbers.

### The Simple Geometry That Predicts Molecular Mosaics

By treating molecules as geometric tessellations, scientists devised a new way to forecast how 2D materials might self-assemble.

### Flow Proof Helps Mathematicians Find Stability in Chaos

A series of new papers describes how to fully characterize key dynamical systems with relatively little data.

### First-Year Graduate Student Finds Paradoxical Set

No two pairs have the same sum; add three numbers together, and you can get any whole number.

### How Math Has Changed the Shape of Gerrymandering

New tools make it possible to detect hidden manipulation of maps.

### Math Patterns That Go On Forever but Never Repeat

Simple math can help explain the complexities of the newly discovered aperiodic monotile.

### New Proof Finds the ‘Ultimate Instability’ in a Solar System Model

For the first time, mathematicians have proved that planetary orbits in a solar system will always be unstable.