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By Kristina Lerman, The Conversation
Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering 'sociological gobbledygook' and 'a bunch of baloney.'…
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We can find some clues to how the shutdown might end in game theory, which uses math to map out how players and their strategies evolve in the real world.
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Stephen Hawking's final theory challenges the existence of the multiverse and argues the Big Bang had a finite boundary, defined by string theory and holograms.
The Breakthrough Prizes honor scientific achievements with the largest cash prizes in the field. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with science correspondent Miles O’Brien for more on this year’s winners.
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Maryam Mirzakhani, a mathematics professor at Stanford University in California, is the first woman to receive the Fields Medal -- considered the “Nobel Prize” of mathematics -- since the award was established in 1936.
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In the second of a two-part conversation, Jim Lehrer talks with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan about the impact of the Federal Reserve and his recently published book, "The Age of Turbulence."…
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