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### The {Hairy} Ball Theorem: Abstract Math that Won’t Drive You Nuts

Scott is a math person. You may not be. But he bets he can still get you to appreciate the power of mathematical thinking, thanks to a certain Hairy Ball.

May 20, 2022
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### What Keeps Me up at Night (It’s Not What You Think)

There are a lot of things that preoccupy Jesse during the day. At night, it’s Goldbach’s conjecture. Read on for the math problem that costs him some z’s.

March 9, 2022
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### The Secret War Against {Space} and Time: Part II

Feeling violent? Ready to sow some destruction? Juan Maldacena’s got you covered. This is your how-to guide on ripping apart space and time.

February 15, 2022
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### The Secret War Against {Space} and Time: Part I

You’ve heard of the war on Christmas. Meet the lesser talked about war on space and time. Warning: this might blow your damn mind.

February 11, 2022
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### Should Humans Colonize Space? A Multiple Choice Test

Sorry to report, but one day, life on Earth will end. So, should humans explore and colonize space as a back-up plan? Or should we go down with the ship?

February 9, 2022
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### Do We Live in The Matrix?

There’s a pretty good chance that we’re all living in a simulation, just like THE MATRIX. Take the red pill and learn the truth about the blue pill.

December 28, 2021
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### How Does Emerging Technology Benefit Storytelling?

Storytelling began with an oral tradition before it committed to the written page. Today, technology brings us to a brave new world of creativity.

November 29, 2021
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### {10-D or not 10-D}, That Is The Dimension

OK, I get length, width, and height. I’ll even give you time. But 10 dimensions? How is that even possible? Physics is the question and the answer.

November 12, 2021
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### Who’s Better—Newton or Einstein? Settling the Debate Once and For All

Which physicist is the greatest of all time: Newton or Einstein? When it all comes down—you know, like the force of gravity—there’s no contest.

October 12, 2021
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