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Long considered solved, David Hilbert’s question about seventh-degree polynomials is leading researchers to a new web of mathematical connections.

Long considered solved, David Hilbert’s question about seventh-degree polynomials is leading researchers to a new web of mathematical connections.

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So, a permutation is a special arrangement of symbols. A “superpermutation,” in a sense, is a special arrangement of permutations: It is a sequence of symbols that contains every possible permutation of those symbols. For example, stringing _...Read More_

So, a permutation is a special arrangement of symbols. A “superpermutation,” in a sense, is a special arrangement of permutations: It is a sequence of symbols that contains every possible permutation of those symbols. For example, stringing _...Read More_

“The future doesn’t just happen. We are building it, and we are building it all the time.”

“The future doesn’t just happen. We are building it, and we are building it all the time.”

"Neural networks can be as unpredictable as they are powerful. Now mathematicians are beginning to reveal how a neural network’s form will influence its function"

"Neural networks can be as unpredictable as they are powerful. Now mathematicians are beginning to reveal how a neural network’s form will influence its function"

"A little high school geometry can help you understand the basic math behind movie recommendation engines."

"A little high school geometry can help you understand the basic math behind movie recommendation engines."

"Two mathematicians have found what they say is a hole at the heart of a proof that has convulsed the mathematics community for nearly six years."

"Two mathematicians have found what they say is a hole at the heart of a proof that has convulsed the mathematics community for nearly six years."

"Digital security depends on the difficulty of factoring large numbers. A new proof shows why one method for breaking digital encryption won’t work."

"Digital security depends on the difficulty of factoring large numbers. A new proof shows why one method for breaking digital encryption won’t work."

"In requiring theories to be beautiful and natural, we may be pre-rejecting reality."

"In requiring theories to be beautiful and natural, we may be pre-rejecting reality."