### The Mathematics of Encryption: Prime Numbers

Prime numbers are utterly important in encryption. But why? Why do we use prime numbers to do shopping online safely?

Prime numbers are utterly important in encryption. But why? Why do we use prime numbers to do shopping online safely?

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Googler Emma Haruka Iwao has been busy using Google Compute Engine, powered by Google Cloud, to calculate the most accurate value of pi—ever.

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Marilyn vos Savant was the world’s smartest woman. After she answered the Monty Hall problem, her life became a nightmare.

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We’ve curated 22 wonderful math books for you to help make you smarter. Once you’ve delved into these math books, you’ll love math!

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Math curricula are designed to shepherd students toward calculus. Some mathematicians think this path is outdated.

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Educators continuously look for new techniques to keep pupils interested and engaged during lessons. Math riddles are a great way to do this!

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In 1931, a 25-year-old Kurt Gödel wrote a proof that turned mathematics upside down. His proof so elegant and funny.

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Scientists built a math model that simulated the launch of a bomb from a virtual volcano and replicated the changing pressures.

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How one professor, Federico Ardila-Mantilla changed the culture of mathematics for his students? This is a nice math writing!

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The size of certain infinite sets has been a mystery. But how can an infinity be bigger than another infinity mathematically?

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