Math Trek

  1. Quantum Physics

    New system offers way to defeat decryption by quantum computers

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  2. Beer bubble math

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  3. Math

    Beer bubble math helps to unravel some mysteries in materials science

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  4. Math

    Outstanding, superlinear cities

    By a new mathematical method, New York City proves average and San Francisco exceptional.

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  5. Winning the World Series with math

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  6. Math

    Crowdsourcing peer review

    MATH TREK: A claimed proof that P≠NP spurs a massive collaborative research effort.

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  7. The pattern collector

    Neil Sloane's Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences outgrows its creator.

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  8. Math

    When intuition and math probably look wrong

    A twist on the Two Children Problem shows how information can steer what looks probable.

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  9. Math

    ‘Discounting’ the future cost of climate change

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  10. Math

    Million-dollar math prize awarded, but not necessarily accepted

    The reclusive mathematician who proved the Poincaré conjecture may or may not claim his prize.

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  11. Math

    The mutual inspiration of art and mathematics

    Economics, origami and other fields trigger new and original creations.

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  12. Math

    Teaching a computer to spot a bogus Bruegel

    Mathematicians apply a technique from vision research to find fake art.

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