Mathematics News

Why Do Some Beer Bubbles Appear to Defy Physics? Science Finally Has an Answer

Bubbles are supposed to move up, but in some beers, they appear to sink. Here's why

Mon 16 Apr 18 from TIME

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Win a pair of tickets to see Autograf at the El Rey Theatre in LA on April 5

Autograf is currently on tour and stopped at the El Rey Theatre on April 5. AXS is giving away a pair of tickets to the show.  To enter to win the tickets,, follow AXS on Instagram ...

Mon 26 Mar 18 from AXS

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Creator of 'Grand Unified Theory of Mathematics' Wins Prestigious Math Prize

Robert Langlands, a professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University, won one of mathematics' most prestigious prizes for a lifetime for groundbreaking work.

Fri 23 Mar 18 from

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Forget Pi Day. We should be celebrating Tau Day

Pi Day may be fun, but it’s based on a flawed mathematical constant.

Wed 14 Mar 18 from ScienceNews

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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The world’s first trigonometry revealed in an ancient Babylonian tablet

The Babylonians had a sophisticated understanding of geometry more than 1000 years before Pythagoras and Euclid.

Sun 27 Aug 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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That figures: Professor who had to work at Subway dazzles world of maths after solving centuries-old prime number riddle

A university professor who was forced to work at Subway when he couldn't find a job as an academic has solved a prime number riddle that has puzzled the best mathematical brains for centuries.    

Tue 21 May 13 from The Independent

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