Slashdot Items Tagged "mathematics"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 04, 2018 @01:50PM 60-Year-Old Maths Problem Partly Solved By Amateur
Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:44PM This Chinese Math Problem Has No Answer. Perhaps, It Has a Lot of Them.
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:09PM Largest Prime Number Discovered – With More Than 23m Digits
Saturday December 30, 2017 @01:12AM Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:23PM How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:43PM One of the World's Most Influential Math Texts is Getting a Beautiful, Minimalist Edition
Thursday August 31, 2017 @01:22PM Mathematician Who Claimed 'P Is Not Equal To NP' Says His Proof Is Wrong
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @02:44PM Mathematicians Race To Debunk German Man Who Claimed To Solve The 'P Versus NP' Problem
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @10:46AM New Work Suggests That P Is Not Equal To NP
Friday August 04, 2017 @10:24AM Math Journal Editors Resign To Start Rival Journal That Will Be Free To Read
Friday June 16, 2017 @10:45AM Mathematical Biology Is Our Secret Weapon In the Fight Against Disease
Monday May 15, 2017 @09:12AM The Reign of the $100 Graphing Calculator Required By Every US Math Class Is Finally Ending
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @12:34PM Cooling To Absolute Zero Mathematically Outlawed After a Century
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:48AM This Is How the Number 3.14 Got the Name 'Pi'
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:42AM Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @10:26AM When Blind People Do Algebra, the Brain's Visual Areas Light Up
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:30PM Seattle Seventh Grader Wins National Math Bee
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:36PM DARPA's Latest Chip Is Designed To Be Bad At Arithmetic
Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:00PM Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three
Saturday March 19, 2016 @11:54AM How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use?
Saturday March 12, 2016 @06:09PM Study Finds 3 Laws Could Reduce Firearm Deaths By 90%
Saturday December 28, 2013 @06:18AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Friday May 03, 2013 @09:53AM Firefox is the first browser to pass the MathML Acid2 test
Thursday February 28, 2013 @06:39PM Editorial In ACM On Open Access Publishing In Computer Science
Thursday February 28, 2013 @04:59PM Editorial in ACM on open-access publishing in computer science
Friday January 18, 2013 @09:08AM Mathematicians aim to take publishers out of publishing
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @09:35AM How Do You Detect Cheating In Chess? Watch the Computer
Monday January 14, 2013 @06:04PM How do you detect cheating in Chess?
Monday January 14, 2013 @03:41PM Using Nonsense Math to Trick Non-Math Majors
Thursday December 27, 2012 @09:20PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Monday September 10, 2012 @06:06PM Possible Proof of ABC Conjecture
Wednesday August 15, 2012 @04:19PM Goldback revisited
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:57AM A New Glider Found For Conway's Game of Life
Thursday August 02, 2012 @09:30AM The real Hari Seldon? Mathematician predicts wave of violence in 2020
Thursday June 28, 2012 @05:15PM Exxon CEO: Warming Happening, Society Will Adapt, But Public Too Dumb
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @12:09PM Mathematics Show Guinness Bubbles Actually Sink
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @01:35AM 350-Year-Old Newton's Puzzle Solved By 16-Year-Old
Sunday May 27, 2012 @03:30AM Shouryya Ray solves 300-year-old mathematical riddle posed by Isaac Newton
Monday March 05, 2012 @01:29PM Grad student creates app that turns tablet into math aid for visually impaired
Friday March 02, 2012 @12:13PM Is Poor Numeracy Ruining Lives?
Monday February 27, 2012 @12:54PM Too Many Connections Weaken Networks
Thursday February 09, 2012 @11:09AM Three Unexpected Data Points Describe Elementary School Quality
Thursday February 09, 2012 @08:53AM Three unexpected data points describe elementary school quality
Sunday February 05, 2012 @03:28AM Are Football Coaches Mathematically Irrational?
Sunday January 08, 2012 @02:46PM Lower Limit Found For Sudoku Puzzle Clues
Saturday January 07, 2012 @07:22AM Minimum number of clues required to crack Sudoku f
Thursday January 05, 2012 @09:26AM Mathematics Says Romney and Santorum Tied In Iowa
Thursday January 05, 2012 @12:36AM Mathematics Says Romney and Santorum Tied in Iowa
Thursday October 06, 2011 @05:42PM Indian Mathematician Takes Shot At Proving Riemann Hypothesis
Sunday August 28, 2011 @02:06PM Ask Slashdot: Math Curriculum To Understand General Relativity?
Sunday August 28, 2011 @09:42AM Math curriculum to understand General Relativity
Friday August 05, 2011 @09:27PM The Mathematics of Lawn Mowing
Thursday August 04, 2011 @01:48PM The Mathematics of Lawn Mowing
Sunday June 05, 2011 @10:46AM Collatz Proof Proposed: Hailstone Sequences End In 1
Saturday June 04, 2011 @11:56AM Collatz proved - hailstone sequences end in 1.
Thursday May 05, 2011 @12:40PM Forty Years of P=NP?
Wednesday February 02, 2011 @07:24PM Statistician Cracks Code for Lottery Tickets
Thursday January 20, 2011 @11:46AM Polynomial Time Code For 3-SAT Released, P==NP
Wednesday December 22, 2010 @01:46AM Mathematics As the Most Misunderstood Subject
Monday December 20, 2010 @01:21PM Mathematics: The Most Misunderstood Subject
Friday August 13, 2010 @09:52AM US Students Struggle With Understanding of the 'Equal' Sign
Tuesday May 18, 2010 @10:28AM Boltzmann equation solved, the new way
Thursday April 15, 2010 @02:44PM Quantum number generator created
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @03:02PM A Crowdsourcing Project To Make Predictions More Precise
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @10:30PM A Project to Make Predictions More Precise
Thursday March 25, 2010 @07:57AM First Aperiodic Tiling With A Single Shape
Monday January 04, 2010 @08:06PM New Pi Computation Record Using a Desktop PC
Sunday June 28, 2009 @09:51AM IBM Claims Breakthrough In Analysis of Encrypted Data
Friday November 07, 2008 @10:53AM Towards a Wiki For Formally Verified Mathematics
Friday November 07, 2008 @05:04AM Achieving Mathematical Proofs Via Computers
Monday November 03, 2008 @08:18AM Major Advances In Knot Theory
Monday October 27, 2008 @03:58PM Finds Optimal 25-Mark Golomb Ruler
Tuesday September 30, 2008 @01:00PM The 23 Toughest Math Questions
Tuesday June 17, 2008 @05:59PM Paying Primary School Teachers to Learn Maths
Sunday June 15, 2008 @03:21PM Specialist Math Teachers for UK Primary Schools
Wednesday September 05, 2007 @08:36AM Numerically Approximating the Wave Equation?
Wednesday May 02, 2007 @03:30AM Mathematica 6 Launched
Tuesday April 24, 2007 @07:33PM Drop Math to Make Your School Look Good
Monday March 05, 2007 @04:16PM Paying for Better Math and Science Teachers
Friday January 26, 2007 @05:21AM The Best Graphing Calculator on the Market?
Thursday January 25, 2007 @04:33PM The State of Mathematics Education
Friday October 06, 2006 @03:54AM Different Ways to Conceptualize Math?
Thursday September 21, 2006 @11:35AM Mathematician Claims New Yorker Defamed Him
Tuesday August 22, 2006 @04:42PM 2006 Fields Medalists Announced