A new prize for young female mathematicians honors Maryam Mirzhakhani, an Iranian mathematician who died of breast cancer at age 40.
Mathematicians have uncovered a big new piece of evidence for one of the most famous unproven ideas in mathematics, known as the twin prime conjecture.
Their research answered many questions. Among them: What happens if you put a candle in a room full of perfect mirrors?
The proof took 30 years to be solved, but it's so simple and elegant that you can summarize it in a single tweet.
A new paper could end up being a big step toward solving one of the oldest unanswered puzzles in mathematics: Is the Riemann hypothesis correct?
Mathematicians have known how to solve something called an S-unit equation for several years. However, the process is so convoluted that few can actually use it to tackle their problems.
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