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### How a Computer Broke a 50-Year Math Record

DeepMind researchers trained an AI system called AlphaTensor to find new, faster algorithms for matrix multiplication. AlphaTensor quickly rediscovered — and surpassed, for some cases — the reigning algorithm discovered by German mathematician Volker Strassen in 1969.

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### Akshay Venkatesh: A Number Theorist Who Bridges Math and Time

Akshay Venkatesh on his mathematical working style, which took him many years to discover.

### Constantinos Daskalakis: A Poet of Computation Who Uncovers Distant Truths

Constantinos Daskalakis on why he studies the interface between theoretical computer science and human behavior.

### Caucher Birkar: An Innovator Who Brings Order to an Infinitude of Equations

Birkar discusses the need for originality in mathematics and in life.

### Alessio Figalli: A Traveler Who Finds Stability in the Natural World

Figalli explains how physical intuition can play a key role — but not the only role — in mathematical thinking.

### Cohl Furey on the Octonions and Particle Physics

Cohl Furey explains what octonions are and what they might have to do with particle physics.

### Jessica Whited on Limb Regeneration and the Axolotl Genome

Jessica Whited is a biologist who studies limb regeneration at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Here, she explains how genomic information for the salamander called an axolotl will help us understand the potential for regrowing limbs in humans and other animals.

### Carina Curto on How Physicists Can Think About Neuroscience

Carina Curto, a mathematician at Pennsylvania State University, explains how her background in theoretical physics helps her tackle daunting problems in theoretical neuroscience.

### Lisa Manning on the Dynamics of Glasses and Embryos

Lisa Manning, a physicist at Syracuse University, describes how the physics of glassy materials helps to explain how some organs assume their correct shape during embryonic development.

### Michela Massimi: Defending the Philosophy of Science

Michela Massimi argues that the philosophy of science doesn’t have to be useful to scientists for it to be useful to humanity.