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Famous Prime Number Conjecture One Step Closer to Proof
The puzzle has been around since the 1800s when a mathematician noticed a strange trend in prime numbers.
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Element has long puzzled scientists because modern levels are so low
Gravity Maps Of Moon Reveal Deeply Fractured Crust
Could help crack puzzle of where Martian water went
Making Sudoku puzzles less puzzling
For anyone who has ever struggled while attempting to solve a Sudoku puzzle, mathematicians are coming to the rescue. They can not only explain why some Sudoku puzzles are harder than others, they have also developed a mathematical algorithm that solves Sudoku puzzles very quickly, without any guess...
Perfect Graphs and Perfect Harmony: Meet 2 of the 2012 MacArthur "Genius" Fellows
Among the 23 remarkable individuals who won MacArthur Foundation fellowships earlier this week, there was mathematician Maria Chudnovsky, who is married to a violist, and stringed instrument bow-maker Benoît Rolland. Although these two awardees work in completely different fields, they are lin...