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COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY

 

Landmark Computer Science Proof Cascades Through Physics and Math

By KEVIN HARTNETT

Computer scientists established a new boundary on computationally verifiable knowledge. In doing so, they solved major open problems in quantum mechanics and pure mathematics.

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QUANTUM INFORMATION THEORY (2019)

 

The Universe's Ultimate Complexity Revealed by Simple Quantum Games

By KEVIN HARTNETT

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QUANTUM INFORMATION THEORY (2019)

 

Computer Scientists Expand the Frontier of Verifiable Knowledge

By KEVIN HARTNETT

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ECOLOGY
 

Biodiversity May Thrive Through Games of Rock-Paper-Scissors

By CARRIE ARNOLD

Recent findings add weight to the evidence that intransitive competitions between species enrich the diversity of nature.

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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG(2018)

 

Evolution Saves Species From 'Kill the Winner' Disasters

By JOHN RENNIE

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Q&A
 

The Man Making Rwanda Into a Hub for Physics

By THOMAS LEWTON

As the founding director of a new institute for fundamental research in Rwanda, the physicist Omololu Akin-Ojo hopes to stem the brain drain of Africa's brightest minds.

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Q&A(2019)

 

A Movement to Close the Gender Gap in Mathematics

By SIOBHAN ROBERTS
 

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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG
 

How the Cosmic Dark Ages Snuffed Out All Light

By DANA NAJJAR

The recent discovery of some of the first galaxies in the universe illuminates the darkest era in cosmic history.

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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG(2019)

 

What Shape Is the Universe? A New Study Suggests We've Got It All Wrong

By NATALIE WOLCHOVER
 

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THE JOY OF X
 

Janna Levin on Seeing and Hearing Black Holes

Hosted by STEVEN STROGATZ

The astrophysicist Janna Levin describes the fierce scientific beauty she finds in black holes and reveals why she took a major risk early in her career.

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