updated Sat. February 16, 2019

Seeking Alpha
April 28, 2018
Consistently recurring characteristics of complex polynomials are the basis for our mathematical financial market research. Using dynamic chaos theory as an umbrella, we calculate time dependent price levels on multiple distinct fractal layers. This article describes what information results from dynamicÃÂ ...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
April 28, 2018
I'm not going to name names or call anyone out (you know who you are), but if I hear one more educator mindlessly say, “I hate math,” I think I'm going to ... We could certainly debate the merits of this philosophy (it's one I love in theory but have yet to see executed well) but this is a little beside the point.
New Republic
April 27, 2018
He cites Steven Jay Gould's theory of nonoverlapping magisteria (NOMA)—the idea that science and religion belong properly to two different domains ... Of the sixteenth century, Hobart writes that mathematical analysis, with its “abstract and functional thinking about natural processes,” would ultimately ridÃÂ ...
New Scientist
April 26, 2018
In the words of Michael Atiyah, himself a 1966 Fields medallist, Witten's “command of mathematics is rivalled by few mathematicians”. Witten is actually a physicist, and his prize was for a mathematical proof of a theorem stemming from Einstein's general theory of relativity. He is perhaps best known for hisÃÂ ...
New Scientist
April 25, 2018
Mathematicians have long sought to build bridges between these two ancient subjects, and construct something like a “grand unified theory” of their ... His radical new geometrical insights might not only unite mathematics, but also help solve one of the deepest number problems of them all: the riddle of theÃÂ ...
Symmetry magazine
April 25, 2018
This mathematical framework, developed in the mid19th century by German mathematician Bernhard Riemann, was something of a revolution itself. ... By Einstein's time, the theory was still new enough that it hadn't completely permeated through mathematics, but it happened to be exactly what EinsteinÃÂ ...
Science News
April 16, 2018
The book offers an indepth exploration of the history of a number of mathematical concepts that Banerjee and Darling find intriguing. Some of their choices — including the mathematics of music, higher dimensions and chaos theory — are written in clear, accessible language that many scienceinterestedÃÂ ...
Quanta Magazine
April 2, 2018
The theory behind such stable strategy profiles, which came to be known as “Nash equilibria,” revolutionized the field of game theory, altering the course of economics and changing the way .... The ubiquitous nature of this mathematical model is part of the reason Nash's work has been so impactful.
Phys.Org
March 30, 2018
From these starting points, Neiman's paper takes an additional step, constructing a mathematical dictionary that ties together the languages of holography and twistor theory. "The underlying math that makes this story tick is all about square roots," writes Neiman. "It's about identifying subtle ways in which aÃÂ ...
Yale News
March 22, 2018
Yale mathematician and computer scientist Ronald Coifman has won the 2018 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics, one of the highest honors in the field ... he has played a crucial role in the development of the theory of wavelets, which has important applications in image compression, signal processing, andÃÂ ...
The Tech
March 22, 2018
I work on Ftheory, a subfield of string theory, under Professor Washington Taylor. There are five types of perturbative string theory. However, we think there may be more of a unified picture. Imagine a blind person touching an elephant. They might touch its trunk and think an elephant looks like a tube.
WBUR
March 22, 2018
The mathematics of the theory makes incredibly accurate predictions about the outcomes of experiments and natural phenomena. ... no explanation of why quantum physics works at all, since it can point to no feature of the world that is anything like the mathematical structures at the heart of the theory.
Live Science
March 22, 2018
A mathematician who developed what some consider the "grand unified theory of mathematics" has won one of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics. ... It was at Princeton, on a school break, that the 30yearold instructor had the insight that would shape the course of his mathematical life. When heÃÂ ...
Live Science
March 21, 2018
The roots of the paper go back to on of Hawking's bestknown, yet unproven theories: the "no boundary proposal" to explain the Big Bang. ... What's more, Hawking and Hertog relied on a mathematical framework to connect quantum theory and gravity, but that framework relies on a number of unprovenÃÂ ...
Seeking Alpha
March 21, 2018
Research based on dynamic chaos theory mathematics exploits consistently recurring characteristics of complex polynomials to calculate timedependent price levels on multiple distinct layers. This article describes what information results from dynamic chaos theory mathematics and details my investmentÃÂ ...
Princeton University
March 21, 2018
Langlands, now an emeritus professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in the town of Princeton, is honored “for his visionary program connecting representation theory to number theory,” a program he first described during the midwinter break in 196667, when he was a 30yearold associate professor atÃÂ ...
Scientific American
March 21, 2018
The Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands has won the 2018 Abel Prize—one of mathematics' mostprestigious awards—for discovering surprising and farranging connections between algebra, number theory and analysis, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced on 20 March.
CNBC
March 20, 2018
The worldfamous physicist, who died last Wednesday aged 76, was a coauthor to a mathematical paper in which he sought to prove the socalled "multiverse" theory, according to a report by U.K. newspaper The Sunday Times. Hawking's final work — titled "A Smooth Exit From Eternal Inflation" — is beingÃÂ ...
Science Daily
March 10, 2018
The mathematics of autoignition in reactive materials dates back to the 1920s and 30s, particularly to the early work of Nikolay Semenov, David FrankKamenetskii, and Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich. Their research established a mathematical combustion theory called the theory of thermal explosion, andÃÂ ...
NDTV
March 9, 2018
As per the updated syllabus, Elementary Mathematics has been removed from the syllabus for class 9 and class 10 students. The change in ... Earlier for both Mathematics and Elementary Mathematics, 70 marks were allotted to theory paper and 30 marks were allotted to practical and internal assessment.
Crain's Cleveland Business (blog)
March 8, 2018
It has about 11,400 workers directly employed in steel and aluminum production who would, in theory, benefit from the implementation of tariffs. But the number of Ohio workers employed in industries that use steel and aluminum is many times larger, at 410,300. Brookings researcher Joseph Parilla tellsÃÂ ...
CU Columbia Spectator
March 8, 2018
There's no minimum preparation in mathematics that's required for admission, and in fact, it's possible to graduate from Columbia without having taken a single ... And even then, mathematical and statistical techniques find application in the humanities—there is math in music theory, statistics in historicalÃÂ ...
Quartz
February 28, 2018
The forgetting curve is a mathematical formula that describes the rate at which something is forgotten after it is initially learned. The idea is over 100 years old. It originates in the late 19th century, with German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus, who was among the first scientists to perform experiments toÃÂ ...
The Conversation CA
February 27, 2018
At the Mathematical Medicine Group at the University of Waterloo, we have been applying mathematical and computational approaches to understand cancer growth and ... We have two competing theories to explain this: 1) the standard theory of “clonal evolution” and 2) the “cancer stem cell hypothesis.”.
Scientific American (blog)
February 21, 2018
Most students who do poorly in math classes at that level never get an opportunity to learn about other mathematical topics that may be more natural or interesting to them. Roberts says that in his mathematics and music course, students who did not think of themselves as mathematically inclined haveÃÂ ...
Recode
December 31, 1999
“MIT = Mathematically Incompetent Theories (at least as it pertains to ridesharing),” Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tweeted. By Johana Bhuiyan@JMBooyah ... Even Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sounded off on Twitter, saying MIT stood for “Mathematically Incompetent Theories.” MIT = MathematicallyÃÂ ...
Brandeis University
December 31, 1999
Headrick works on one of the most cuttingedge theories in theoretical physics — the holographic principle. ... the holographic principle, they will have taken a major step toward achieving the holy grail in theoretical physics, a grand unified theory that can explain all the laws and principles governing reality.
Temple Daily Telegram
February 17, 2018
The goal was to provide a theory of nature, but man has not yet attained a truth broad enough to comprehend all of nature's forms and phenomena. Thoreau and Emerson believed study of nature was the basis of wisdom and spirituality. Einstein used Newton's explanation of science for his theories andÃÂ ...
Big Think
February 15, 2018
Cofounder of string field theory and physicist Michio Kaku made waves last year — or at least seemed to — when it was reported that he'd proven the ... Bearing in mind the continual game of leapfrog going on between math and physics, and that the latest leap is physics' string theory, which requires aÃÂ ...
UChicago News
February 14, 2018
University of Chicago mathematicians Alexander Beilinson and Vladimir Drinfeld have been awarded the prestigious Wolf Prize for Mathematics “for their groundbreaking work in algebraic geometry, representation theory and mathematical physics.” Awarded by the Israeli Wolf Foundation, the prize honorsÃÂ ...
News@Northeastern
February 7, 2018
Faculty members and postdoctoral researchers in the Department of Mathematics meet in Nightingale Hall in January. ... for research being done at the nexus of algebraic geometry, representation theory, and mathematical physics,” said Valerio Toledano Laredo, professor of mathematics at Northeastern.
Interesting Engineering
February 6, 2018
Yes, in certain scenarios electrical engineering is a practical career. But you need theory to back your designs, decisions, and actions. And your interviewer will make sure you have the necessary knowledge, especially about math theory. It's important to be honest. Saying you found everything easy mayÃÂ ...
Scientific American
February 6, 2018
Topology is a branch of mathematics that studies shapes and their possible arrangements in space—from simple knotted loops to the higherdimensional universes of string theory. Since the 1980s, physicists have discovered a number of states of matter that derive odd properties from topologicalÃÂ ...
Phys.Org
February 6, 2018
Last year they created a 3D language called quon, which they used to understand concepts related to quantum information theory. Now ... While images have been used in mathematics since ancient times, Jaffe and colleagues believe that the team's approach, which involves applying pictures to mathÃÂ ...
Seeking Alpha
February 5, 2018
The conventional wisdom about when to claim Social Security is based upon underlying theoretical assumptions that many people would likely disagree with. How the use of "perfect payment certainty" and "perfect inflation indexing" create a special mathematical case that is both the core of theÃÂ ...
Edgy Labs (blog)
February 4, 2018
Gravity still resists many “Theories of Everything”. ... It would reconcile Relativity and Quantum theories all under the same unifying mathematical framework. ... What sets Emergence theory apart is its inclusion of consciousness into the mix as it bases its intricate mathematics on the concept that reality isÃÂ ...
Nature.com
February 1, 2018
Topology is a branch of mathematics that studies shapes and their possible arrangements in space — from simple knotted loops to the higherdimensional universes of string theory. Since the 1980s, physicists have discovered a number of states of matter that derive odd properties from topologicalÃÂ ...
York Dispatch
January 24, 2018
The worst aspect of this is that those with connections to the White House are apparently promoting conspiracy theories and inflaming the base with politicized ... My math says Perry scores a zero for providing no evidence to back up his suspicions and gets sent back a grade for his despicable reference toÃÂ ...
The Daily Courier
January 24, 2018
Numbers in elementary school were friendly. I was introduced to them in the very early grades and as I graduated from class to class, they followed right along with me and never changed their meaning. A four was always a four. It never tried to deceive me or pretend to be some other number. If I wereÃÂ ...
Harvard Gazette
January 24, 2018
... to expand quon, their pictorial math language developed to help understand quantum information theory, into new fields from algebra to Mtheory. ... mathematical language first outlined last year by Arthur Jaffe, the Landon T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science, and postdoctoralÃÂ ...
The Guardian
January 23, 2018
India's minister for higher education has been condemned by scientists for demanding that the theory of evolution be removed from school curricula because no ... Ancient Indian scholars are credited with advances in astronomy and mathematics including the invention of the concept of zero, but religiousÃÂ ...
Irish Times
January 23, 2018
In fact, Dolan does not believe that there is a “theory of everything” at all. “There is no one size fits all,” he says. “Mathematics has been astoundingly successful in describing the natural world, particularly in physics, but a mathematical model is just that – a model. Never confuse a model with reality.”.
NPR
January 22, 2018
In theoretical physics, we use mathematics for that. Our theories need a set of assumptions plus a way to identify math objects with observables. But none of the assumptions should be unnecessary, a criterion known as Ockham's razor (named after the 13th century theologian and philosopher William ofÃÂ ...
WIRED
January 14, 2018
String theory, loop quantum gravity, causal dynamical triangulation and a few others have been aimed toward that goal. So far, none of these theories has experimental evidence speaking for it. Each has mathematical pros and cons, and no convergence seems in sight. But while these approaches wereÃÂ ...
Emory News Center
January 11, 2018
As part of the swim study, aimed at enhancing athletic performance, Emory mathematics and computer science students will develop tools drawing from the mathematical theory of wavelets and design experiments using human motion sensors attached to varsity swimmers. They will also need to developÃÂ ...
Space.com
January 9, 2018
[Redshirts Aren't Likeliest to Die — and Other 'Star Trek' Math Lessons]. But in the alternate universe, there is no Starfleet. We learn that there are Earthlings — who call themselves "Terrans" and are described as "an oppressive, racist, xenophobic culture." They are at war against a weird alliance ofÃÂ ...
Times of India
January 9, 2018
Madurai: India as a country made tremendous growth in science especially in mathematics when compared to 1960s, renowned mathematician, Dr Gyula ... Katona, 77, the Hungarian mathematician of international repute, is known for his work in combinatorial set theory and winner of Alfred Renyi prize.
Livemint
January 9, 2018
Behavioural ideas are difficult to put into economic models. For one thing, many psychological biases and irrationalities involve people behaving in very complex, situationdependent ways. Economics models are mathematical in nature, and representing the full complexity of human behaviour with mathÃÂ ...
Quanta Magazine
January 9, 2018
String theory, loop quantum gravity, causal dynamical triangulation and a few others have been aimed toward that goal. So far, none of these theories has experimental evidence speaking for it. Each has mathematical pros and cons, and no convergence seems in sight. But while these approaches wereÃÂ ...
Patheos (blog)
January 7, 2018
My explanation is that the faith in the possibility of science, generated antecedently to the development of modern scientific theory, is an unconscious derivative from ... The great new scientific theories of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries all originate from rents torn by scholastic criticism in the fabric ofÃÂ ...