Genius The Hubble telescope just weighed a star using a technique the famed physicist described but said humanity would have “no hope” of using. Leave it to the Hubble Space Telescope to prove Albert wrong.
Some possible precipitating factors are already in place. How the West reacts to them will determine the world’s future, says Rachel Nuwer. This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection.
A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us. Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and
Mathematician Hannah Fry tells the intriguing story of how the number zero was ‘discovered’ – and why we couldn’t predict the future without it. Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics.