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To understand what quantum computers can do — and what they can’t — avoid falling for overly simple explanations.

Advances in brain-computer interface technology are impressive, but we’re not close to anything resembling mind control.

Math teachers have stymied students for hundreds of years by sticking goats in strangely shaped fields. Learn why one grazing goat problem has stumped mathematicians for more than a century.

Radio waves, longer and less energetic than visible light, give astronomers access to some of the most obscure physics in the cosmos.

Enter the world of perfect numbers and explore the mystery mathematicians have spent thousands of years trying to solve.

A former graduate student reflects on how Isadore Singer, who died on February 11, brought together mathematicians, physicists and anyone else interested in the deeper connections between diverse fields.

Researchers are tracking the different strains of SARS-CoV-2 and studying how they spread through our population and our bodies.

The relationships among the properties of flexible shapes have fascinated mathematicians for centuries.

Imagine if we lived on a cube-shaped Earth. How would you find the shortest path around the world?

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