The New Yorker interview with Karen Uhlenbeck, the first woman to win the Abel Prize
Katie Bouman led the creation of an algorithm that helped capture the first ever image of a black hole. We asked her what this breakthrough means for science. For more reaction from other scientists, visit our YouTube channel: https://go.nature.com/2P3CBNn
A collection of weirdly-shaped mathematical surfaces, mostly of constant mean curvature.
"You know how the \hat command in LaTeΧ puts a caret above a letter? ... Well I was thinking it would be funny if someone made a package that made the \hat command put a picture of an actual hat on the symbol instead?"
And then Matthew Scroggs and Adam Townsend went ahead and did it.
Package at https://ctan.org/pkg/realhats, behind-the-scenes commentary at https://aperiodical.com/2019/03/realhats-writing-a-latex-package/
A blog entry about the O(n · log n) integer multiplication algorithm, much smaller than the actual paper: https://rjlipton.wordpress.com/2019/03/29/integer-multiplication-in-nlogn-time/
Math major and amateur programmer (usually for math).
Not very social, but I like to read/listen !
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A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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