Mathematics

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...

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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...

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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...

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12.26.14
Mathematicians find a cheaper, slower way to get to Mars
12.26.14

Mathematicians find a cheaper, slower way to get to Mars

Getting to Mars is never going to be cheap. But a couple of mathematicians have figured out how to...

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09.01.14
Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room
09.01.14

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason...

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10.03.13
D-Wave's quantum computer overcomes key math challenge, doesn't silence skeptics
10.03.13

D-Wave's quantum computer overcomes key math challenge, doesn't silence skeptics

D-Wave has long wanted to show that its quantum computing technology is the real deal, and it may...

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08.27.12
Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond renamed to Starlite with beta incoming
08.27.12

Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond renamed to Starlite with beta incoming

In the wake of NASA successfully landing a robot rover on Mars recently, you might be wondering w...

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07.28.12
Alt-week 7.28.12: social mathematics, Pluto's moons and humans-on-a-chip
07.28.12

Alt-week 7.28.12: social mathematics, Pluto's moons and humans-on-a-chip

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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01.22.12
MIT developing educational MMO funded by Gates Foundation
01.22.12

MIT developing educational MMO funded by Gates Foundation

Is gaming the answer to the math- and science-related apathy plaguing American school kids? Some...

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