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To begin to understand what mathematicians and physicists see in the abstract structures of symmetries, let’s start with a familiar shape.
After her untimely death, Maryam Mirzakhani’s life is best remembered through her work.
In order to fully understand the quantum world, we may have to develop a new realm of mathematics.
A new class of quantum particle is about to emerge from the tangled considerations of quantum statistics.
The author shows how new mathematical techniques can be used to revitalize a 650-year-old work of art.
Richard Feynman’s famous diagrams weren’t just a way to do calculations. They represented a deep shift in thinking about how the universe is put together.
How quantum entanglement connects with the “many worlds” of quantum theory.
The Go-playing program teaches itself to replicate something very much like human intuition, an advance that promises far-reaching consequences.
The biologist Sean B. Carroll rediscovers the scientific thrill of an unexpected revelation.
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