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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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### Minhyong Kim: Connecting Number Theory to Physics

Minhyong Kim wanted to make sure he had concrete results in number theory before he admitted that his ideas were inspired by physics.

### Federico Ardila: A Mathematician Who Dances to the Joys and Sorrows of Discovery

Federico Ardila on the joys and challenges of teaching math and helping students find their mathematical voice.

### Michael Assis: The Atomic Theory of Origami

Michael Assis demonstrates how defects can be used to tune the properties of Miura-ori origami.

### Rebecca Goldin: Why Math Is the Best Way to Make Sense of the World

Rebecca Goldin explains why quantitative literacy is so important.

### Nigel Goldenfeld: Seeing Emergent Physics Behind Evolution

Nigel Goldenfeld explains how condensed matter physics provides insights into the collective state of early life on Earth.

### Neil Johnson: A Physicist Who Models ISIS and the Alt-Right

Neil Johnson on the physics of collective human behavior.

### Svitlana Mayboroda: Taming Rogue Waves

Svitlana Mayboroda describes how the landscape function helps solve the mystery of wave localization.

### Jay Pasachoff: Eclipse Hunter Reveals the Science That Can Only Be Done in the Dark

Jay Pasachoff explains what scientists can learn during a total solar eclipse.

### Andrea Ghez: Black-Hole Hunter Takes Aim at Einstein

In this 2017 interview, the UCLA astrophysicist Andrea Ghez explains how tracking the movement of stars revealed the existence of a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.