Math

09.13.15
Animated code art uses all of its colors just once
09.13.15

Animated code art uses all of its colors just once

This clever code art finds a way to use every color in a 24-bit palette exactly once.

By J. Fingas,   09.13.15
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07.14.15
PBS explains the magical math behind 'No Man's Sky'
07.14.15

PBS explains the magical math behind 'No Man's Sky'

No Man's Sky is impressive. It's a mind-bogglingly massive game and from what we've seen, it's pre...

By J. Conditt,   07.14.15
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05.24.15
'A Beautiful Mind': mathematician John Nash dies aged 86
05.24.15

'A Beautiful Mind': mathematician John Nash dies aged 86

Dr. John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose work included noncooperative game theor...

By M. Smith,   05.24.15
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04.29.15
Math explains why beating 'Tetris' is basically impossible
04.29.15

Math explains why beating 'Tetris' is basically impossible

You're never going to beat Tetris. Sorry. You might be asking why I'm so pessimistic and even thou...

By T. Seppala,   04.29.15
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03.22.15
NFL player publishes math papers in his spare time
03.22.15

NFL player publishes math papers in his spare time

If you were an NFL player, what would you do in between games? Live the high life? Spend more ti...

By J. Fingas,   03.22.15
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01.27.15
TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish
01.27.15

TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish

Who said that graphing calculators were dead in the smartphone era? Certainly not Texas Instrumen...

By J. Fingas,   01.27.15
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01.07.15
CCP shows historical player age distribution in EVE
01.07.15

CCP shows historical player age distribution in EVE

"Every EVE player likes math, or at least the potential destruction it unlocks," CCP says in the co...

By J. Reahard,   01.07.15
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01.06.15
Answer: Don't Be Stupid game impractically expects just that
01.06.15

Answer: Don't Be Stupid game impractically expects just that

Answer: Don't Be Stupid is a game that makes you feel ever so slightly, well, stupid. That's becau...

By G. Tinari,   01.06.15
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12.22.14
Quantum physics theory is easier to understand than you think
12.22.14

Quantum physics theory is easier to understand than you think

Wrapping your head around quantum physics is tricky, no matter how well-educated you are -- if it...

By J. Fingas,   12.22.14
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