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<p>When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming.</p>
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A Long-Sought Proof, Found and Almost Lost

When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming.

<p>A mathematician who has analyzed card shuffling for decades is tackling one final nemesis: “smooshing.”</p>
Mathematics

For Persi Diaconis’ Next Magic Trick …

A mathematician who has analyzed card shuffling for decades is tackling one final nemesis: “smooshing.”

<p>A potent theory has emerged explaining a mysterious statistical law that arises throughout physics and mathematics.</p>
statistical physics

At the Far Ends of a New Universal Law

A potent theory has emerged explaining a mysterious statistical law that arises throughout physics and mathematics.