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November 19, 2016
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Gekrümmte Räume erforschen

Der Freiburger Mathematiker Sebastian Goette hat eine Förderung der Simons Foundation eingeworben Für seine Beteiligung am Projekt „Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis, and Physics” erhält der Freiburger Mathematiker Prof. Dr. Sebastian Goette insgesamt 650.000 US-Dollar für die kommenden vier Jahre. … Continue reading

December 13, 2013
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In conversation with: Hee Oh, professor of mathematics

Hee Oh joined Yale’s math department this year from Brown. Here she talks about absolute abstraction, the joy of walking — and missing math during her years as a social activist. You received your doctorate in mathematics from Yale in … Continue reading

March 5, 2013
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Cassini Spies Bright Venus from Saturn Orbit

PASADENA, Calif. – A distant world gleaming in sunlight, Earth’s twin planet, Venus, shines like a bright beacon in images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn. One special image of Venus and Saturn was taken last November … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
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Electrically Spun Fabric Offers Dual Defense Against Pregnancy, HIV

The only way to protect against HIV and unintended pregnancy today is the condom. It’s an effective technology, but not appropriate or popular in all situations. A University of Washington team has developed a versatile platform to simultaneously offer contraception … Continue reading

June 18, 2012
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Learning About Spatial Relationships Boosts Understanding of Numbers

Children who are skilled in understanding how shapes fit together to make recognizable objects also have an advantage when it comes to learning the number line and solving math problems, research at the University of Chicago shows. The work is … Continue reading

November 9, 2011
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Exploring the Ocean in Our Brains with Jaron Lanier

*Jaron Lanier has spent decades thinking about technology and the ways we use – and misuse – it. He also has been thinking long and hard about using avatars to access the untapped potential of our brains.* REDMOND, Wash. – … Continue reading