Math

08.15.16
'Hidden Figures' celebrates black women who led the Space Race
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'Hidden Figures' celebrates black women who led the Space Race

Katherine Johnson, one of NASA's human computers, gets some long-overdue recognition in the film's first trailer.

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05.19.16
Point your phone at an equation and Mathpix will solve it
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Point your phone at an equation and Mathpix will solve it

The app claims to be the first to recognize and solve handwritten problems.

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09.27.15
Trippy art project has you exploring fractals in virtual reality
09.27.15

Trippy art project has you exploring fractals in virtual reality

A clever art installation lets you explore the nuances of fractals with a VR headset.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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