~quantamagazine  Bookmarks (56)

A Mathematician On Creativity, Art, Logic and Language  Quanta Magazine
The recipient of the 2024 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics discusses math as art, math as language,...

Mollusk Eyes Reveal How Future Evolution Depends on the Past
The visual systems of an obscure group of mollusks provide a rare natural example of pathdependent...

What Is the Nature of Time?  Quanta Magazine
Time is all around us: in the language we use, in the memories we revisit and...

‘Entropy Bagels’ and Other Complex Structures Emerge From Simple Rules  Quanta Magazine
Simple rules in simple settings continue to puzzle mathematicians, even as they devise intricate tools to...

A Quantum Trick Implied Eternal Stability. Now the Idea May Be Falling Apart.
A series of advances seemed to promise the impossible: the existence of quantum states that would...

NeverRepeating Tiles Can Safeguard Quantum Information  Quanta Magazine
Two researchers have proved that Penrose tilings, famous patterns that never repeat, are mathematically equivalent to...

Hyperjumps Math Game  Quanta Magazine
Play Quanta Magazine’s daily interactive math game, Hyperjumps! The post Hyperjumps Math Game first appeared on...