Math
Mathematicians have finally discovered an elusive ‘einstein’ tile
After half a century, mathematicians succeed in finding an ‘einstein,’ a shape that forms a tiled pattern that never repeats.
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After half a century, mathematicians succeed in finding an ‘einstein,’ a shape that forms a tiled pattern that never repeats.
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Alexander Friedmann saw that Einstein’s equations predicted multiple cosmic scenarios, including a Big Bang.
An update to da Vinci’s elegant, 500-year-old “rule of trees” offers a powerful, new way to describe the structure of almost any leafy tree.
A rounding technique taught in school doesn’t work well for machine learning or quantum computing, but an alternative approach does, researchers say.
Researchers teamed up with rock climbers to collect rare data that help them assess the seismic stability of red rock formations in Utah.
‘History of Mathematics’ explores the origins of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and more.
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