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Mathematicians shocked to find pattern in ‘random’ prime numbers

Mathematicians are stunned by the discovery that prime numbers are pickier than previously thought. The find suggests number theorists need to be a …

Mathematics

Infinity war: The ongoing battle over the world’s hardest maths proof

It’s the stuff of Hollywood. Somebody somewhere is surely selling the movie rights to what’s become the biggest spat in maths: a misunderstood …

Avengers: Infinity War

Music, math collide on New Mexico PBS educational program

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico PBS has partnered with the Santa Fe Institute and the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra to produce an hour-long …

New Mexico

Leonardo da Vinci’s Earliest Notebooks Now Digitized and Made Free Online: Explore His Ingenious Drawings, Diagrams, Mirror Writing & More

Do a search on the word “polymath” and you will see an image or reference to Leonardo da Vinci in nearly every result. Many historical figures—not …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Math shows how DNA twists, turns and unzips

If you’ve ever seen a picture of a DNA molecule, you probably saw it in its famous B-form: two strands coiling around each other in a right-handed …

Genetics

Meet the man behind the world’s first AI cardboard robot

Smartibot is the world’s first cardboard robot that can think for itself. We’ve been talking to the man behind it to find out how you’ll be able to …

Robotics

How Network Math Can Help You Make Friends

Studying the structure of existing friendships in your community can help you forge the best connections when forming a new circle of friends.<p>When …

Mathematics

Top 10 Fascinating Facts About The Number Pi

The most well-known fact about pi—normally rounded to 3.14159—is that it represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is …

Machine Learning with TensorFlow

Tensorflow, developed by Google, has become the most popular framework for deep learning, and now operates on a variety of devices including …

Do you trust your computer? New film explores perils of technology

In all likelihood, you are currently reading this article on a device that contains all the salient parts of your life. You’ve given it your bank account information, and use it to move your money around. It’s privy to your conversations with loved ones and work associates, perhaps even words …

Imaginative Man Builds a Video Game Inspired Folding Shed Door That Opens Geometrically

Warwick Turvey, a very handy logistics professional who lives in Mackay, Queensland, Australia built a really wonderful shed door that folds open and …

Be a Better Programmer with these 45 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

Compression and VPNs Make for Leaked Secrets

At the Black Hat convention in Las Vegas, a researcher demonstrated how to brute-force secret information hidden by VPNs while the data was being …

Glowing Green 'Incredible Hulk' Comet Will Pass Earth Tonight For The First Time

Incredible!<p>Aim your binoculars to the sky tonight, because we're about to be visited by the remnants of a badass, glowing green comet nicknamed the …

Want to Cure Math Anxiety? Start with a Magic Trick

Bhargava’s Princeton “mathemagic” course has only fifteen spots available, though it reliably attracts more than 200 applicants, who each write an …

Leonardo Da Vinci’s To-Do List Proves He’s a True Renaissance Man

Many of us are list makers. Lists can help us keep our lives organized, track our goals, and provide a roadmap of ideas and desires. In the digital age, putting pen to paper, creating lists, and keeping notebooks are seeing a surprising resurgence. Just look at the bullet journal trend. But there's …

Leonardo Da Vinci

23 Budget-Friendly Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Skip the expense of going out to eat. These budget-friendly restaurant copycat recipes will help you recreate your favorite menu items for $5 (or …

Rubik's Cube steps into the digital age, complete with online battles

Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik's famous puzzle cube has been around for 44 years now, but never like this. The GoCube is a Bluetooth-connected Rubik's …

Raspberry Pi Receives Official TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence Framework Support

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Google Machine learning software TensorFlow offering and artificial intelligence …

First look: GoCube, a smart smartphone-connected puzzle cube

Hands-On<p>By<p>Since the dawn of the iPhone, there have been puzzle cube-solving apps. However, GoCube is looking to combine position-aware cubes with …

iOS Apps

It is world known that the Greek math genius Pythagoras formed the Pythagorean Theorem and proved…

<b>It is world known that the Greek math genius Pythagoras formed the Pythagorean Theorem and proved that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the</b> …

Best way to improve student math scores? Change teachers’ attitudes, study says

Elementary teachers who changed their perceptions about math — such as who’s good at it and why it’s useful — saw their students’ math scores rise …

Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

At the beginning of the school year we can get students focused on setting and accomplishing learning goals and personal goals by getting them to …

Why are "large prime numbers" used in RSA/encryption?

I've learned the theory of public key encryption but I'm missing the connection to the physical world. e.g.<p>I've been told that good RSA encryption …

Kelly Macdonald is the real puzzle in ‘Puzzle’

“Puzzle” belongs to a category of movie that deserves some attention: the secret genius movie. This invariably is the story of someone living a …

Want a Raspberry Pi-powered Mars rover designed by Nasa? Here's how to build one

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) Open Source Rover Project has published the designs and instructions for building a six-wheeled mini …

Beyond 3D printers: Additive folding creates artistic animatronics

Origami-inspired manufacturing is capable of producing soft animatronic robots at a speed and cost unthinkable with conventional techniques<p>Few …

Here's how 3D printing is changing photography

Standard Camera<p>The Standard Camera, Cameradactyl, and the PinBox are three cameras using 3D printing.<p>It seems these days there are few industries unchanged by 3D printing. The technology is being used to make advanced running shoes, to prototype new product designs and to make healthcare cheaper. …

Bending the Law of Sines

For me, the above shape emerged when playing with a drawing compass. Of the two ancient tools, I preferred the compass over the straightedge. I was …

Relationships

Major Quantum Computing Advance Made Obsolete by Teenager

18-year-old Ewin Tang has proven that classical computers can solve the “recommendation problem” nearly as fast as quantum computers. The result …