Date / Time |
Story |

Monday June 11, 2018 @08:42PM |
Honeybees Seem To Understand the Notion of Zero, Study Finds |

Monday June 11, 2018 @03:54PM |
Canada's 'Random' Immigration Lottery Uses Microsoft Excel, Which Isn't Actually Random |

Wednesday May 09, 2018 @04:58PM |
Jay-Z's Tidal Accused of Faking Kanye West, Beyonce Streaming Numbers |

Friday May 04, 2018 @01:50PM |
60-Year-Old Maths Problem Partly Solved By Amateur |

Wednesday May 02, 2018 @05:42PM |
The Longest Straight Path You Could Travel On Water Without Hitting Land |

Saturday April 07, 2018 @02:58PM |
Did Harvard Scientists Predict The End of the Universe? |

Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:07PM |
Scientists Explain the Sound of Knuckle Cracking |

Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:00PM |
Researcher Admits Study That Claimed Uber Drivers Earn $3.37 An Hour Was Not Correct |

Monday February 26, 2018 @04:55PM |
Math Shows Some Black Holes Erase Your Past and Give You Unlimited Futures |

Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:48PM |
This Chinese Math Problem Has No Answer. Perhaps, It Has a Lot of Them. |

Saturday January 20, 2018 @09:57PM |
Has the Decades-Old Floating Point Error Problem Been Solved? |

Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:09PM |
Largest Prime Number Discovered – With More Than 23m Digits |

Saturday December 30, 2017 @01:12AM |
Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down |

Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:23PM |
How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System |

Sunday December 24, 2017 @07:15PM |
CMU Researchers Reveal How Their AI Beat The World's Top Poker Players |

Thursday December 14, 2017 @06:48PM |
Astronomers Have Come Up With a Better Way To Weigh Millions of Solitary Stars |

Monday November 27, 2017 @09:58PM |
Destiny 2 Misrepresented XP Gains To Its Players Until the Developers Got Caught |

Thursday November 23, 2017 @04:05PM |
Devs Working To Stop Go Math Error Bugging Crypto Software |

Wednesday November 01, 2017 @07:24PM |
Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible To Stop Aging |

Sunday October 29, 2017 @09:18PM |
How Data Science Powered the Search for MH370 |

Wednesday October 25, 2017 @11:04PM |
The Geometry of Islamic Art Becomes a Treasure of a Game |

Saturday September 23, 2017 @12:30AM |
Memorial Set For 'Pi Day' Creator |

Monday September 04, 2017 @12:43PM |
One of the World's Most Influential Math Texts is Getting a Beautiful, Minimalist Edition |

Thursday August 31, 2017 @01:22PM |
Mathematician Who Claimed 'P Is Not Equal To NP' Says His Proof Is Wrong |

Wednesday August 30, 2017 @02:44PM |
Mathematicians Race To Debunk German Man Who Claimed To Solve The 'P Versus NP' Problem |

Saturday August 26, 2017 @11:54AM |
Ancient Tablet Reveals Babylonians Discovered Trigonometry |

Wednesday August 16, 2017 @10:46AM |
New Work Suggests That P Is Not Equal To NP |

Friday August 11, 2017 @02:11PM |
MIT Team's School-Bus Algorithm Could Save $5M and 1M Bus Miles |

Friday August 04, 2017 @03:06PM |
Math Journal Editors Resign To Start Rival Journal That Will Be Free To Read |

Saturday July 22, 2017 @01:37AM |
A New Sampling Algorithm Could Eliminate Sensor Saturation |

Sunday July 16, 2017 @07:36PM |
Crypto-Bashing Prime Minister Argues The Laws Of Mathematics Don't Apply In Australia |

Friday June 16, 2017 @10:45AM |
Mathematical Biology Is Our Secret Weapon In the Fight Against Disease |

Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:17PM |
The Quirky Habits of Certified Science Geniuses |

Tuesday May 23, 2017 @06:27PM |
When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame? |

Monday May 15, 2017 @09:12AM |
The Reign of the $100 Graphing Calculator Required By Every US Math Class Is Finally Ending |

Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:29PM |
Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer' |

Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM |
More Compulsory Math Lessons Do Not Encourage Women To Pursue STEM Careers, Study Finds |

Wednesday March 15, 2017 @12:34PM |
Cooling To Absolute Zero Mathematically Outlawed After a Century |

Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:48AM |
This Is How the Number 3.14 Got the Name 'Pi' |

Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:06PM |
How Algorithms May Affect You |

Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:12PM |
Pioneering Data Genius Hans Rosling Passes Away At Age 68 |

Tuesday February 07, 2017 @03:14PM |
You Can Make Any Number Out of Four 4s Because Math Is Amazing |

Friday February 03, 2017 @10:50AM |
'To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics' |

Thursday January 26, 2017 @08:05PM |
New, Higher Measurement of Universe's Expansion May Lead To a 'New Physics' |

Monday January 23, 2017 @05:12PM |
Cervical Cancer Just Got Much Deadlier -- Because Scientists Fixed a Math Error |

Saturday January 21, 2017 @11:28PM |
An AI Is Finally Trouncing The World's Best Poker Players |

Saturday January 21, 2017 @08:05PM |
Knuth Previews New Math Section For 'The Art of Computer Programming' |

Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:14PM |
Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists |

Saturday December 24, 2016 @03:05AM |
Are Airlines Intentionally Overbooking Their Flights? |

Friday December 09, 2016 @12:03PM |
Facebook Discloses New Measurement Errors, Continues To Hone Its Math |

Saturday December 03, 2016 @02:59AM |
Our Brains Use Binary Logic, Say Neuroscientists |

Wednesday November 16, 2016 @11:34AM |
Maths Zeroes in on Perfect Cup of Coffee |

Sunday October 16, 2016 @03:42AM |
Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number |

Friday October 07, 2016 @09:19PM |
Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights |

Monday September 26, 2016 @05:28PM |
Researcher Modifies Sieve of Eratosthenes To Work With Less Physical Memory Space |

Tuesday September 20, 2016 @10:26AM |
When Blind People Do Algebra, the Brain's Visual Areas Light Up |

Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:25PM |
US Would Be 28th In 'Hacking Olympics', China Would Take The Gold |

Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:22PM |
20% of Scientific Papers On Genes Contain Conversion Errors Caused By Excel, Says Report |

Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:01PM |
Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner Explained |

Monday August 01, 2016 @05:57PM |
One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops |

Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:46PM |
Subscribers Pay 61 Cents Per Hour of Cable, But Only 20 Cents Per Hour of Netflix |

Saturday June 11, 2016 @09:31AM |
The World's Oldest Computer May Have Predicted the Future |

Monday June 06, 2016 @08:20PM |
$30M Stampede 2 Supercomputer To Provide 18 Petaflops of Power To Researchers Nationwide |

Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:05PM |
Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought |

Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:54PM |
US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why |

Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM |
Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data |

Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:28PM |
Billionaire Technologist Accuses NASA Asteroid Mission of Bad Statistics |

Monday May 16, 2016 @12:39PM |
Girls From Progressive Societies Do Better At Math, Study Finds |

Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:30PM |
Seattle Seventh Grader Wins National Math Bee |

Saturday May 07, 2016 @07:35PM |
Airline Delays Flight Over Passenger's Suspicious Math Equations |

Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:36PM |
DARPA's Latest Chip Is Designed To Be Bad At Arithmetic |

Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:00PM |
Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three |

Sunday April 10, 2016 @06:18PM |
SpaceX Delivers World's First Inflatable Room For Astronauts |

Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:00AM |
Ocean Temps Predict US Heat Waves 50 Days Out, Study Finds |

Friday March 25, 2016 @10:14AM |
K-12 CS Framework Calls For Teaching Kids Responsible Use of Avatars and Emoji |

Thursday March 24, 2016 @07:33PM |
Supercomputers Help Researchers Improve Severe Hail Storm Forecasts |

Monday March 21, 2016 @05:35PM |
Scientists: What We're Doing To The Earth Has No Parallel In 66 Million Years |

Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM |
Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer |

Saturday March 19, 2016 @03:55PM |
MIT Study Shows Stop Lights Won't Be Necessary In The Future |

Saturday March 19, 2016 @11:54AM |
How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use? |

Tuesday March 15, 2016 @06:06PM |
GM, Lyft Working Toward Creating Autonomous Vehicle Ride-Sharing Network |

Sunday March 13, 2016 @11:29PM |
Mathematicians Discover Prime Conspiracy |

Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:02PM |
Israeli 10th-Grader Discovers Elegant Geometry Theorem |

Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:43AM |
Why Do We Work So Hard? |

Saturday March 12, 2016 @06:09PM |
Study Finds 3 Laws Could Reduce Firearm Deaths By 90% |

Saturday March 12, 2016 @12:09PM |
Obama: Government Can't Let Smartphones Be 'Black Boxes' |

Wednesday March 02, 2016 @11:50PM |
Incident Raises Concerns About a More Formal Spec For Bitcoin |

Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:57PM |
The Case Against Algebra |

Monday February 15, 2016 @03:46PM |
Best Way To Mine Bitcoins - Allow Errors! |

Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:46AM |
Even Einstein Doubted His Gravitational Waves |

Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:33PM |
Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R |

Monday February 08, 2016 @03:13PM |
Listen To Hawking's Second Reith Lecture On Black Holes, Illustrated |

Friday February 05, 2016 @04:23PM |
Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher |

Tuesday February 02, 2016 @04:45PM |
Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa |

Friday January 29, 2016 @02:47PM |
Ancient Babylonians Figured Out Forerunner of Calculus |

Tuesday January 26, 2016 @11:14AM |
Ask Slashdot: Math-Related Present For a Bright 10-Year-Old? |

Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:34PM |
Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age? |

Sunday January 24, 2016 @10:28AM |
Finally Calculated: All the Legal Positions In a 19x19 Game of Go |

Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:50AM |
Fixing JavaScript's Broken Random Number Generator |

Tuesday December 01, 2015 @01:15PM |
Experimental Study of 29 Polyhedral Dice Using Rolling Machine, OpenCV Analysis |

Monday November 02, 2015 @01:59AM |
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic |

Friday September 11, 2015 @10:28AM |
The Handheld Analog Computer That Made the Atomic Bomb |

Saturday August 29, 2015 @02:09AM |
John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius |

Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:05PM |
Using Math To Tune a Video Game's Economy |

Thursday June 18, 2015 @12:34PM |
Ask Slashdot: What's the Harm In a Default Setting For Div By Zero? |

Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:13AM |
Quantum Gravity Will Be Just Fine Without String Theory |

Sunday May 10, 2015 @05:53PM |
Can Earthquakes Be Predicted Algorithmically? |

Sunday May 10, 2015 @09:45AM |
Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw |

Thursday May 07, 2015 @12:26PM |
NFL Releases Deflategate Report |

Sunday April 19, 2015 @05:08PM |
Mandelbrot Zooms Now Surpass the Scale of the Observable Universe |

Sunday April 19, 2015 @01:26PM |
How Uber Surge Pricing Really Works |

Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:21AM |
Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon? |

Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:49AM |
Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men |

Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM |
FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency" |

Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM |
Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous |

Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:52AM |
Strange Stars Pulse To the Golden Mean |

Sunday March 08, 2015 @07:12PM |
Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon |

Friday January 30, 2015 @10:00PM |
There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe |

Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM |
Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics |

Sunday January 11, 2015 @04:50PM |
Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy |

Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM |
The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing |

Friday December 19, 2014 @08:36PM |
Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died |

Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:45PM |
Cause and Effect: How a Revolutionary New Statistical Test Can Tease Them Apart |

Sunday November 30, 2014 @06:57PM |
Game Theory Analysis Shows How Evolution Favors Cooperation's Collapse |

Friday November 28, 2014 @08:51PM |
New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism |

Thursday November 27, 2014 @01:38PM |
Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice |

Tuesday November 18, 2014 @09:33AM |
Mathematics Great Alexander Grothendieck Dies At 86 |

Friday November 14, 2014 @05:24PM |
How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes |

Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:15AM |
Mathematical Proof That the Universe Could Come From Nothing |

Thursday November 06, 2014 @05:41PM |
New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems |

Monday October 20, 2014 @01:56PM |
An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man |

Friday October 17, 2014 @06:26PM |
The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google |

Monday October 13, 2014 @01:12PM |
Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage |

Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:55AM |
Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts |

Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:13AM |
Snowflake-Shaped Networks Are Easiest To Mend |

Sunday September 21, 2014 @10:43PM |
Researchers Propose a Revocable Identity-Based Encryption Scheme |

Thursday September 18, 2014 @03:11PM |
New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100 |

Wednesday August 27, 2014 @09:31AM |
Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students |

Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM |
It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart |

Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:14PM |
The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension |

Wednesday July 30, 2014 @06:05PM |
Amazon's eBook Math |

Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:36PM |
Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment |

Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:00AM |
Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball |

Monday June 30, 2014 @08:20PM |
How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct? |

Monday June 23, 2014 @06:59PM |
Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips |

Sunday June 15, 2014 @08:30PM |
Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool |

Thursday May 29, 2014 @08:27AM |
Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work |

Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:23AM |
R Throwdown Challenge |

Friday April 25, 2014 @05:21AM |
Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits |

Sunday April 20, 2014 @03:39PM |
Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All |

Thursday April 10, 2014 @02:32PM |
Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed? |

Wednesday April 09, 2014 @12:03PM |
MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers |

Sunday April 06, 2014 @06:22PM |
Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics |

Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:16PM |
A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser |

Wednesday April 02, 2014 @01:59PM |
Data Mining the Web Reveals What Makes Puzzles Hard For Humans |

Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:57AM |
Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory |

Monday March 24, 2014 @01:13PM |
How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370 |

Monday March 24, 2014 @12:18PM |
How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370 |

Friday March 21, 2014 @09:09PM |
New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path |

Friday March 21, 2014 @04:49PM |
New Information Narrows Missing Airliner's Flight Path |

Monday March 10, 2014 @08:37PM |
Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math |

Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:09AM |
Copyright Ruling On Publishing Calculated Results: Common Sense Breaks Out |

Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:39PM |
The Neuroscience of Computer Programming |

Saturday February 22, 2014 @03:38PM |
Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work |

Monday February 17, 2014 @11:40PM |
Why Improbable Things Really Aren't |

Monday February 10, 2014 @10:38PM |
How To Hack Subway Fares Using Fare Arbitrage |

Friday January 24, 2014 @07:49PM |
Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise |

Wednesday January 22, 2014 @10:28AM |
Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love |

Monday January 13, 2014 @11:53PM |
Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack |

Saturday December 28, 2013 @12:13PM |
GNU Octave Gets a GUI |

Saturday December 28, 2013 @06:18AM |
GNU Octave Gets a GUI |

Friday December 13, 2013 @09:10PM |
Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage |

Friday November 22, 2013 @11:12AM |
Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi |

Thursday November 21, 2013 @06:55PM |
Ask Slashdot: How Reproducible Is Arithmetic In the Cloud? |

Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:16AM |
Ask Slashdot: Can You Trust Online Tax Software? |

Wednesday November 20, 2013 @08:56AM |
Mathematicians Team Up To Close the Prime Gap |

Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:58PM |
Ask Slashdot: Cheap Second Calculators For Tests? |

Saturday November 02, 2013 @11:40AM |
A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core |

Friday November 01, 2013 @07:29PM |
A MathML Progress Report: More Light Than Shadow |

Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM |
Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions |

Tuesday October 15, 2013 @10:44AM |
Linux RNG May Be Insecure After All |

Tuesday October 08, 2013 @01:50PM |
When Does the Universe Compute? |

Friday August 30, 2013 @09:40PM |
Ohio State Introduces Massive Open Online Calculus |

Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:35PM |
Microsoft's Math-Challenged STEM Education Contest |

Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:07AM |
Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts |

Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:54AM |
McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit |

Saturday July 20, 2013 @12:27AM |
Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels |

Friday July 19, 2013 @11:05AM |
J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm |

Thursday July 11, 2013 @05:38PM |
Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard |

Thursday July 04, 2013 @05:23PM |
How Old Is the Average Country? |

Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:09PM |
LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD |

Saturday June 29, 2013 @10:31AM |
Australian Air Force's Recruiting Puzzle Shown To Be Unsolvable |

Tuesday June 18, 2013 @09:05AM |
UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit |

Thursday June 06, 2013 @12:50PM |
Banker Offers $1M To Solve Beal Conjecture |

Friday May 03, 2013 @08:15PM |
Firefox Is the First Browser To Pass the MathML Acid2 Test |

Thursday May 02, 2013 @01:05PM |
IBM Researchers Open Source Homomorphic Crypto Library |

Friday April 26, 2013 @10:15AM |
New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates |

Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:36PM |
Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment? |

Sunday April 21, 2013 @08:59AM |
Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist |

Friday April 19, 2013 @10:45PM |
Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs |