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A professor has shown a math icon’s century-old writings might lead to a better understanding of the properties of black holes.
For centuries, some of the greatest names in math have tried to make sense of partition numbers, the basis for adding and counting.
By BILL STONE Theatre Writer NEXT month the world-renowned company Complicite returns to the Theatre Royal with their latest production, A Disappearing Number.
By MARK JOHNSON Two number theorists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison were flying above the clouds on their way to a conference in the summer of 2005, and halfway between Detroit and Manchester, N.H., a more than 80-year-old mathematical mystery unraveled.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.