Computer model suggests nomads may be more likely than settlers to absorb new words, but linguists remain skeptical.
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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.
A one-of-a-kind die that challenged mathematicians to figure out how to squeeze all those sides and numbers onto one die.
Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer
Now, how to convince commuters?
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
Interpreting clues from 500-year-old book required math developed long after initial publication.
Andrew Silver, Contributor
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