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The Geometry Vanishes

Jason England Cosmos
Magicians have long taken advantage of obscure mathematical principles in creating interesting puzzles and illusions.

Friday Nite Videos | March 31, 2017

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Trump/Nunes Story Gets Weirder. Bob Dylan | Nobel Prize. Nepotism, Impeachment & the Freedom Caucus. Tribute to Ahmed Kathrada. Parameter Ghosts.

19 Women Leading Math and Physics

Natalie Wolchover Quanta
Top women in mathematics and physics discuss how they got to where they are — and why there aren’t more of them.
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