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mathematics : the science of numbers and their operations, interrelations, combinations, generalizations, and abstractions and of space configurations and their structure, measurement, transformations, and generalizations — Webster
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Mathematics is the study of quantity, space, structure, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns and formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proofs, which are arguments sufficient to convince other mathematicians of their validity. The research required to solve mathematical problems can take years or even centuries of sustained inquiry. Since the pioneering work of Giuseppe Peano, David Hilbert, and others on axiomatic systems in the late 19th century, it has become customary to view mathematical research as establishing truth by rigorous deduction from appropriately chosen axioms and definitions. When those mathematical structures are good models of real phenomena, then mathematical reasoning often provides insight or predictions. Through the use of abstraction and logical reasoning, mathematics evolved from counting, calculation, measurement, and the systematic study of the shapes and motions of physical objects. Practical mathematics has been a human activity for as far back as written records exist. Rigorous arguments first appeared in Greek mathematics, most notably in Euclid’s Elements. Mathematics continued to develop, for example in China in 300 BC, in India in AD 100, and in the Muslim world in AD 800, until the Renaissance, when mathematical innovations interacting with new scientific discoveries led to a rapid increase in the rate of mathematical discovery that continues to the present day. — Wikipedia (Math Skills)
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Scientists discover new properties of uranium...
on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am
(Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) A group of physicists predicted that much lower pressures of about 50,000 atm can produce 14 new uranium hydrides, of which only one, UH3, has been known to date. They include compounds rich in hydrogens, such as UH7 and UH8, that the scientists predicted to be superconducting too. Many of these compounds were then obtained in the experiments conducted at the US Carnegie Institution of Washington (USA) and the Institute of Solid State Physics of the […]

RIT researchers use deep learning to help...
on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am
(Rochester Institute of Technology) A new research project at Rochester Institute of Technology will help ensure the endangered language of the Seneca Indian Nation will be preserved. Using deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, RIT researchers are building an automatic speech recognition application to document and transcribe the traditional language of the Seneca people. […]

Why don't we understand statistics? Fixed...
on October 12, 2018 at 4:00 am
(Frontiers) The first study of why people struggle to solve statistical problems reveals a preference for complicated rather than simpler, more intuitive solutions  which often leads to failure in solving the problem altogether. The researchers suggest this is due to unfavorable methods of teaching statistics in schools and universities, and highlight the serious consequences when applied to professional settings like court cases. […]

MDI Biological Laboratory awarded NIH grant to...
on October 12, 2018 at 4:00 am
(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory will take a national lead in teaching data literacy to students and teachers though a fiveyear, $1.2 million SEPA (Science Education Partnership Award) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The goal is to establish a national learning model for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) secondary school education in data literacy. The project will focus on arsenic contamination of well […]

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for...
on October 12, 2018 at 4:00 am
(Oregon State University) Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. […]
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Math, Quilting and Activism
by Evelyn Lamb on October 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Mathematician Chawne Kimber shares her favorite theorems and quilts that make a statement  Read more on ScientificAmerican.com […]

Learning on the Back of an Envelope
by Amanda Baker on October 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Simple calculations can help demystify anything from geologic time to family budgets  Read more on ScientificAmerican.com […]

The Unsolvable Problem
by Toby S. Cubitt on October 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm
After a yearslong intellectual journey, three mathematicians have discovered that a problem of central importance in physics is impossible to solve—and that means other big questions may be...  Read more on ScientificAmerican.com […]

Proof of the Impossible? A Mathematical Journey
by Mariette DiChristina on October 9, 2018 at 10:30 am
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Making Math Joyful
by Evelyn Lamb on September 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm
“Mathematicianatlarge” James Tanton shares playful mathematics and Sperner’s lemma  Read more on ScientificAmerican.com […]