Findings also suggest exoplanets lying within habitable zones may be susceptible to ice ages.
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Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth’s climate to financial markets.
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Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to other systems, from ocean and atmospheric circulations to quantum fluids.
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Technique may help scientists more accurately map vast underground geologic structures.
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Using mathematical theory, Virginia Williams coaxes algorithms to run faster or proves they’ve hit their maximum speed.
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With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability.
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Method concentrates radionuclides in a small portion of a nuclear plant’s wastewater, allowing the rest to be recycled.
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Device may enable “T-ray vision” and better wireless communication.
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A low-cost analog circuit based on synchronizing oscillators could scale up quickly and cheaply to beat out digital computers.
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Mathematics researcher Drew Sutherland helps solve decades-old sum-of-three-cubes puzzle, with help from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
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