Hard Science
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Math Can Help Us Treat Diseases and Develop Better Vaccines

Math and medicine go hand-in-hand.

August 6, 2017
Artificial Intelligence
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With Three Years to Prepare, Even This AI Couldn’t Ace China’s Difficult Math Exam

AI-Maths is going to have to do some more cramming to get its test scores up.

June 14, 2017These are the coolest STEM picks for the next generation of forward-looking kids—kids who are learning code as their second and third language before they lose their first teeth. Take a look at what kids are learning and playing with right now, and where the technology of play is headed.

Hard Science
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Unlocking the Physics of Our Universe: Unusual Numbers Found in Particle Collisions

Coincidence or the key to understanding our physical world?

November 29, 2016
Hard Science
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World’s Largest Math Proof Solved. And It Takes Up 200 Terabytes

Three computer scientists have produced, through the use of a supercomputer, a 200-terabyte file containing the solution to a Boolean Pythagorean triples problem, a puzzle that has eluded mathematicians for decades.

June 3, 2016
Hard Science
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Scientists Launched an Enormous Atlas of the Mathematical Universe

We're making a "genealogy" of the mathematical cosmos and have more than 20 million objects catalogued.

May 16, 2016
Hard Science
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New Largest Prime Number Was Just Discovered, and It’s 22 Million Digits Long

The biggest prime number yet has just been discovered, and it weighs in at a whopping 22,338,618 digits long. Furthermore, it belongs to a very rare class of primes called "Mersenne primes."

January 25, 2016