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“mathematics”

May 6, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Algorithms and computer analysis used to track pop music from 1960 to 2010 show hip hop was the single most important event in 50 years.
Apr 13, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Jennie Matthew, AFP
Long-lost notes owned by British mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing fetch a high price at auction.
Jan 13, 2015 12:04 PM ET
With mega companies like Microsoft, Google and IBM quietly investing in quantum computing development, word is starting to leak out that the out-there technology with the sci-fi name might be a part of our lives sooner rather than later.
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jun 27, 2014 11:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
May 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A man with a traumatic brain injury developed the remarkable ability to see the world mathematically.
Mar 18, 2014 11:12 AM ET
Pi Day is the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi! It happens every year on March 14, since the numbers match the first three digits of pi. Tara joins Trace to discuss whether or not tau is better than pi.
Mar 22, 2011 11:05 AM ET // Tim Wall
The blooming of the lily provides a mathematical surprise, showing that poets had it right all along.