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**101**-**150**of**1319**.Matheminecraft: when Mathematics merge with Minecraft

Using the famous computer game Minecraft, Mathematicians at EPFL have developed a video game around Eulerian Cycles.

Using the famous computer game Minecraft, Mathematicians at EPFL have developed a video game around Eulerian Cycles.

Opinion: Why counting coronavirus deaths is not an exact science

Statisticians Professor Gianluca Baio (UCL Statistical Science) and Professor Marta Blangiardo (Imperial College London) explain why it's hard to calculate the actual number of deaths due to Covid-19 and the steps that need taking to make sense of what is happening. Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Right? Well, not quite.

Statisticians Professor Gianluca Baio (UCL Statistical Science) and Professor Marta Blangiardo (Imperial College London) explain why it's hard to calculate the actual number of deaths due to Covid-19 and the steps that need taking to make sense of what is happening. Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Right? Well, not quite.

Olaf Schenk elected in the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has elected Professor Olaf Schenk as a SIAM Fellow in the class of 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics and extreme-scale High-performance computing (HPC).

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has elected Professor Olaf Schenk as a SIAM Fellow in the class of 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics and extreme-scale High-performance computing (HPC).

Growing plants without soil amongst frontier projects backed by President’s fund

Three projects that push the boundaries of science have received funds from the President's Excellence Fund for Frontier Research.

Three projects that push the boundaries of science have received funds from the President's Excellence Fund for Frontier Research.

Michael Sipser to step down as School of Science dean

Mathematician to return to the faculty after six years leading MIT's second-largest school.

Mathematician to return to the faculty after six years leading MIT's second-largest school.

Playing cupid

Especially for Valentine's Day, Game Theory expert Dr Nicos Georgiou looks into the mathematics of dating.

Especially for Valentine's Day, Game Theory expert Dr Nicos Georgiou looks into the mathematics of dating.

Women in STEM: Dr Natasha Morrison

Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

New theories at the intersection of algebra and geometry

Professor Chenyang Xu applies the techniques of abstract algebra to study concrete but complex geometric objects.

Professor Chenyang Xu applies the techniques of abstract algebra to study concrete but complex geometric objects.

Finding solutions amidst fractal uncertainty and quantum chaos

Math professor Semyon Dyatlov explores the relationship between classical and quantum physics. Semyon Dyatlov calls himself a "mathematical physicist." He's an associate editor of the journal Probability and Mathematical Physics.

Math professor Semyon Dyatlov explores the relationship between classical and quantum physics. Semyon Dyatlov calls himself a "mathematical physicist." He's an associate editor of the journal Probability and Mathematical Physics.

How a first edition of Principia with Isaac Newton’s notes got to Sydney

First published in 1687, Principia ( Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica ) is one of the most important books on natural philosophy in which Newton establishes the modern science of dynamics and outlines his three laws of motion.

First published in 1687, Principia ( Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica ) is one of the most important books on natural philosophy in which Newton establishes the modern science of dynamics and outlines his three laws of motion.

Maths that feels good - creating learning resources for blind students

An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.

An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.

Finding the true potential of algorithms

Using mathematical theory, Virginia Williams coaxes algorithms to run faster or proves they've hit their maximum speed.

Using mathematical theory, Virginia Williams coaxes algorithms to run faster or proves they've hit their maximum speed.

Dismal math results can’t be ignored

Australian school students' poor performance in mathematics could harm the economy and the next generation's job prospects, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Australian school students' poor performance in mathematics could harm the economy and the next generation's job prospects, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Rice, Amazon report breakthrough in ’distributed deep learning’

MACH slashes time and resources needed to train computers for product searches Online shoppers typically string together a few words to search for the product they want, but in a world with millions

MACH slashes time and resources needed to train computers for product searches Online shoppers typically string together a few words to search for the product they want, but in a world with millions

The random importance of clouds

Juhan Aru is a new professor in Mathematics at EPFL where he holds the Chair of Random Geometry. His work aims at understanding geometric properties of models where randomness and geometry meet.

Juhan Aru is a new professor in Mathematics at EPFL where he holds the Chair of Random Geometry. His work aims at understanding geometric properties of models where randomness and geometry meet.

Combating deepfakes: Leading scholars to discuss doctored content and how to fight it

Is a video or photograph real? How do verifiably false images spread? And how can we respond to a new level of digital fakery? Leading scholars and scientists will discuss those issues from scientifi

Is a video or photograph real? How do verifiably false images spread? And how can we respond to a new level of digital fakery? Leading scholars and scientists will discuss those issues from scientifi

Simons Foundation supports international collaboration to revisit the fundamental problems of fluid turbulence

The prestigious Simons Foundation of New York has announced funding for an international project to revisit the fundamental problems of fluid turbulence using statistical mechanics.

The prestigious Simons Foundation of New York has announced funding for an international project to revisit the fundamental problems of fluid turbulence using statistical mechanics.

Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer

Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.

Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.

### News in Brief

Pharmacology - 08:08

World-first UK trial to assess whether cannabis-based drug could extend life for thousands with aggressive brain tumours

World-first UK trial to assess whether cannabis-based drug could extend life for thousands with aggressive brain tumours

Social Sciences - Aug 2

Opinion: Deporting 'foreign criminals' in the middle of the night doesn't make us safer

Opinion: Deporting 'foreign criminals' in the middle of the night doesn't make us safer

Environment - Aug 2

Opinion: Why nuclear power isn't part of the solution to the global climate change crisis

Opinion: Why nuclear power isn't part of the solution to the global climate change crisis

Social Sciences - Aug 2

Computer security personnel need tools, training to assist survivors of intimate partner violence

Computer security personnel need tools, training to assist survivors of intimate partner violence

Life Sciences - Aug 2

Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate

Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate

Environment - Aug 2

New report: State of the science on western wildfires, forests and climate change

New report: State of the science on western wildfires, forests and climate change

Mathematics - Jul 30

Interview: Dr Hannah Fry - 'I'm sure there's lots of tutting - but not to my face'

Interview: Dr Hannah Fry - 'I'm sure there's lots of tutting - but not to my face'

Economics - Jul 30

Mayor opens Ramfoam's new headquarters as company embraces digital thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

Mayor opens Ramfoam's new headquarters as company embraces digital thanks to WMG, University of Warwick

Health - Jul 30

New Human-AI Research Teams could be the future of research, meeting future societal challenges

New Human-AI Research Teams could be the future of research, meeting future societal challenges