Geometry Matters

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Patterns typically observed in water can also be found in light

Solitons are solitary waves that may travel great distances while keeping their shape and speed…

Screening risk of dyslexia through a web-game using language-independent content

Dyslexia is a type of learning impairment that affects 5–15% of the world’s population. MusVis,…

Golden Ratio Observed In Human Skulls

For centuries, Φ has been found in human anatomy for millennia, and in recent decades,…

The golden perfection of the aortic valve

By observing the perfect geometry of a tricuspid aortic valve, a team of cardiac surgeons…

The geometry of space-time warping at the edges of a black hole

Gravity distorts our vision, distorting its surroundings as if viewed through a carnival mirror. The…

The mystery behind interstellar buckyballs

Scientists have long been perplexed by the presence of “buckyballs” — complex carbon molecules with…

Foam offers way to manipulate light

Princeton researchers discovered that a form of foam that has long been researched by scientists…

Irregularly shaped parks reduce mortality risk

Some community parks are square, reflecting the city block where they are located — but…

Mathematical laws underlying brain development have been identified.

Stanford researchers identified a pattern that regulates the development of brain cells or neurons using…

We like our math like we like our art: beautiful

Is it possible for a concept to be beautiful? Mathematicians frequently describe arguments as “beautiful”…