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

Coincidence or the key to understanding our physical world?

November 29, 2016

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

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

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

Scientists Just Proved A Fundamental Quantum Physics Problem is Unsolvable

For the very first time, researchers have proven that a fundamental physics problem is actually unsolvable. The problem relates to the spectral gap, and could lead to new and better understandings of physics.

December 11, 2015
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