Mathematics News

Aug 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The ‘Prime Meridian’ that’s been running through the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, UK, since 1884 is now located 335 feet (102 meters) east of its historic spot. Dr Ken Seidelmann from the University of Virginia and his colleagues investigated the cause of this apparent discrepancy. The Airy meridian marked as the ‘Prime Meridian of the World’ (dotted line), and the modern reference meridian indicating zero longitude using GPS (solid line)....

Mar 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem – first introduced in 1955 by the famed physicist Enrico Fermi and his colleagues – has now been partially solved...

May 2, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

In two studies published in Physical Review Letters and PNAS, British mathematicians have attempted to explain how the structure of the brain relates to...

May 2, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A team of German scientists has revealed what online social networks on the internet may know about persons who are friends of members, but have no user...

Apr 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of mathematicians and computer scientists led by Dr. Vincent Borrelli of the Université Lyon I in France has succeeded for the first time in constructing...