Jarom Viehweg

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Doing without dark energy: Mathematicians propose alternative explanation for cosmic acceleration

Three mathematicians have a different explanation for the accelerating expansion of the universe that does without theories of "dark energy." …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Your critique that FiveThirtyEight misfired on the 2016 race is wrong

By Philip Bump<p>National correspondent<p>On the morning of Nov. 5, 2016, I went to Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Scranton, Pa. — home town of Joe Biden (who was holding a rally there later that day) and the sort of small urban center in the contested state that seemed like it would be a …

Government

New Study: “Unusual Structures” On Far Side of The Moon Could Have Been Made By Extraterrestrials

500+ Renowned Scientists Jointly Share Why They Reject Darwin’s Theory of Evolution<p>Published<p>14 hours ago<p>on<p>August 2, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Many …

I criticized Google. It got me fired. That’s how corporate power works.

By Barry Lynn<p>I’ve studied monopolies for about 20 years. I got into this line of work back in 1999, when an earthquake in Taiwan resulted in the shutdown of computer factories all over the United States.<p>What happened was that an earthquake disrupted the flow of electricity to foundries in Taipei, …

European Union

The Romance of Fermat’s Last Theorem

The story is familiar in the math community and frequently referenced in pop culture: when mathematician Pierre de Fermat died, he left behind him a …

Mathematics

A Video That Finally Explains the 4th Dimension in a Way We Can Understand

Geometry was my best math subject, and it served me well during my CAD jockey years. But one thing I could never wrap my head around was the notion …

Mathematics

Cathleen Morawetz, Mathematician With Real-World Impact, Dies at 94

Cathleen S. Morawetz, a mathematician whose theorems often found use in solving real-world engineering problems, died on Tuesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 94.<p>Her death was reported by New York University, where she had been a professor.<p>Much of Dr. Morawetz’s research centered on equations …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

Nature's magic number, φ

Nature's magic number, φ<p>By | Posted May 1st, 2012 @ 11:51am<p> 1 photo<p>23<p>SALT LAKE CITY — What do the shape of snowflakes, the population of bee …

A Math Genius Blooms Late and Conquers His Field

On a warm morning in early spring, June Huh walked across the campus of Princeton University. His destination was McDonnell Hall, where he was …

The rise — and possible fall — of the graphing calculator

<b>(deimagine via iStock)</b><p>Should children use graphing calculators? Studies show positive outcomes on learning<p>Frederick Peck • David Erickson<p>June 16, 2017 12:27am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The first handheld graphing calculator, the Casio fx-7000G, appeared in …

Mathematics

David Staples: Math results show we must end two decades of educational malpractice

Math education in Alberta has reached a new low. Our rate of math illiteracy has doubled for Grade 4 students since 2011, with our most vulnerable …

Education

A Long-Sought Proof, Found and Almost Lost

When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming.

Mathematics

Are The U.K. Polls Skewed?

Bettors expect the polls to underrate Conservatives again. If they underrate Labour instead, Theresa May’s majority is at risk.<p>In April, when U.K. …

The importance of understanding what’s being asked

<i>“My dad heard this story on the radio. At Duke University, two students had received A’s in chemistry all semester. But on the night before the final</i> …

This math whiz is getting a master’s in the subject – before graduating high school

Stephanie Mui doesn’t recall the specifics of the math problem presented to her fourth-grade class years ago. Regardless, it was so difficult, it …

Can You Do Math Without Numbers?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two …

The Way We Teach Math Is Holding Women Back

First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students …

Here's everything the Amazon Echo can do

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

I learned how to do math with the ancient abacus — and it changed my life

A few years ago, I stood in a small basement classroom just outside of New York City, watching a high schooler named Serena Stevenson answer math questions in rapid succession.<p>An instructor read out numbers —<p>74,470<p>70,809<p>98,402<p>— and Stevenson added them in her head. For each question, she closed her …

The February night sky

What to look out for in the coming month, including a brilliant view of Venus and a penumbral lunar eclipse<p>February brings our best evening sky of 2017. Not only is Orion still resplendent but Venus blazes at its brightest and highest as an evening star.<p><b>1st</b> 01h Moon 2.3° S of Mars<p><b>2nd</b> 12h Venus …

Astronomy

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

F. Duncan Haldane on quantum computers, entanglement and proving Einstein wrong

The British professor of physics at Princeton University won the Nobel Prize in Physics last year. But as he tells DW, he's far more interested in …

Quantum Physics

Out and About: Harness the Power of Controlled Chaos in Your Solos

Learn four easy ways to break free from conventional chord-scale relationships.

Guitar

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What's the Most Stable Shape for an Interstellar Lightsail?

In 2015, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner founded Breakthrough Initiatives with the intention of bolstering the search for extra-terrestrial life. …

Nudges That Help Struggling Students Succeed

When I was in high school, I earned A’s in all my math classes — until I took calculus. In algebra and geometry, I could coast on memorizing formulas, but now I had to think for myself.<p>It was disastrous, culminating in my getting a charity “C,” and I barely passed my college calculus class.<p>The …