Direct from BBC Radio 4's Infinite Monkey Cage, stand-up mathematician Matt Parker takes an hilarious tour through the world of numbers on Tuesday at studio@QT in the Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple.
A 30-year-old man wearing only his underwear was lying in a fetal position in the middle of a highway in Weirwood, Virginia, when a passenger bus struck and killed him.
A soft-spoken, virtually unknown mathematician from the University of New Hampshire has found himself overnight a minor celebrity, flooded with requests to give talks at top universities as his work is debated and celebrated online by leaders in his field.
We prove that a 3--dimensional hyperbolic cusp with convex polyhedral boundary is uniquely determined by its Gauss image.
Ah, mathematics. That single word, mathematics, can divide - and strike fear in the hearts of - individuals like no other term.
Selecting a college major can be one of the easiest or most difficult decisions a person can make in their lifetime.
What are we to make of a man who left academia more than two decades ago but claims to have solved some of the most intractable problems in physics? Most of the universe is missing, for example.
A physicist claims to have formulated a mathematical theory that explains why the universe works the way it does - and it feels like 'the answer' Eric Weinstein's theory is the first major challenge to the validity of Albert Einstein's Field Equations.
Last week, Yitang "Tom" Zhang, a popular math professor at the University of New Hampshire, stunned the world of pure mathematics when he announced that he had proven the "bounded gaps" conjecture about the distribution of prime numbers - a crucial milestone on the way to the even more elusive twin primes conjecture, and a major achievement in ... (more)
Millions of years of evolution have molded our eyes into highly sensitive optical detectors, surpassing even many human-made devices.
Philip Jenkins, a seventh and eighth grade mathematics teacher at B.B. Comer Memorial High School, assists Comer students with their worm farm project.
Are instrumental variables estimates really superior to ordinary least squares ? Most high-status empirical economists seem to think so.
Just days before the 2012-13 Champions League final on May 25, FIFA 13 's Ultimate Team mode is ready to reveal its Bundesliga Team of the Season cards.
The study, a collaboration between researchers at U-M and the universities of Illinois and Florida, looks deeper into the controversial argument over whether MLB umpires discriminate by calling more strikes for pitchers of the same race.
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
When a solar flare filled with charged particles erupts from the sun, its magnetic fields sometime break a widely accepted rule of physics.
A fried breakfast food popular in Spain provided the inspiration for the development of doughnut-shaped droplets that may provide scientists with a new approach for studying fundamental issues in physics, mathematics and materials.