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2019 IN REVIEW
 

The Year in Math and Computer Science

By  BILL ANDREWS

Mathematicians and computer scientists made big progress in number theory, graph theory, machine learning and quantum computing, even as they reexamined our fundamental understanding of mathematics and neural networks.

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FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
 

With Category Theory, Mathematics Escapes From Equality

By  KEVIN HARTNETT

Two monumental works have led many mathematicians to avoid the equal sign. Their goal: Rebuild the foundations of math with the looser relationship of "equivalence."

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MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
 

Why Math Is the Best Way to Make Sense of the World

By  NATALIE WOLCHOVER

Three physicists wanted to calculate how neutrinos change. They ended up discovering an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math. 

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2019 IN REVIEW
 

The Year in Biology

By  JOHN RENNIE

Researchers explored the zone between life and death, charted the mind's system for arranging ideas and memories and learned how life's complexity emerged.

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2019 IN REVIEW
 

The Year in Physics

By  MICHAEL MOYER

Physicists saw a black hole for the first time, debated the expansion rate of the universe, pondered the origin of time and modeled the end of clouds.

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