Scientists describe a physical system that is both below “absolute zero” and above “absolute hot” at the same time.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Climate models produce incredible amounts of data. Soon, scientists may have to give some of it up.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Study shows how collective cooperation can develop in systems even when benefits are not obvious to individuals.
Computer model suggests nomads may be more likely than settlers to absorb new words, but linguists remain skeptical.
Theoretical physicists contemplate the seemingly impossible situation of a point in space-time where gravity goes to infinity.
From architects to nano-engineers, people are exploring the geometries within the ancient art of papercutting to find their next big idea.
Harmful algal blooms could be linked in unexpected ways to water mixing and nutrient levels.
Gabriel Popkin, Contributor
The movie gives a shout-out to Euler's Method -- a centuries-old math technique. Did it really help send astronauts into orbit?
Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer
Mathematicians borrow from Google's PageRank algorithm to rank Evander Holyfield the top boxer from the 1990s.
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