Machine learning works spectacularly well, but mathematicians aren’t quite sure why. At a dinner I attended…

# Tag: mathematics

## Mathematicians Coax Fluid Equations Into Nonphysical Solutions

The famed Navier-Stokes equations can lead to cases where more than one result is possible, but…

## New Proof Illuminates the Hidden Structure of Common Equations

Van der Waerden’s conjecture mystified mathematicians for 85 years. Its solution shows how polynomial roots relate…