## The Father of Infinity and Modern Mathematics: Georg Cantor

“In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” That analysis below belongs to the undervalued genius of his time, Georg Cantor. One…

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# Article Type: Science

## The Father of Infinity and Modern Mathematics: Georg Cantor

## Doing the Touchy Math on Who Should Get a COVID Vaccine First?

## How to Photograph a Meteor Shower?

## How a 19th Century Math Genius Carl Friedrich Gauss Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice?

## Everything Worth Knowing About The Periodic Table

## Math of the Penguins

## How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

## A Peek into Einstein’s Zurich Notebook

## To Your Brain, Listening to a Book Is Pretty Much the Same As Reading It

## First Children Are Smarter—but Why?

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“In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it.” That analysis below belongs to the undervalued genius of his time, Georg Cantor. One…

- History ,
- Mathematics ,
- Science ,

Mathematicians model pandemic scenarios by plugging thorny ethical and logistical issues into calculations If the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics, as Galileo once declared, the…

- Mathematics ,
- Science ,

Taking photographs of a meteor shower can be an exercise in patience as meteors streak across the sky quickly and unannounced, but with these tips – and some good fortune…

We’ve all been there. You pick up a slice of pizza and you’re about to take a bite, but it flops over and dangles limply from your fingers instead. The crust…

- Big Questions ,
- Mathematics ,
- Science ,

Learn all about the 118 combinations of protons, neutrons, and electrons that make up our world. Whether hung on classroom walls, put up in dorm rooms or screen-printed on T-shirts,…

Animals have evolved to protect against the cold in myriad ways. Whales insulate with blubber. Bison congregate near geothermal springs. Black bears shelter in caves. And emperor penguins, facing Antarctica’s…

- Biology ,
- Mathematics ,
- Nature ,

It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we want to know whether the house will have enough space for…

In the half century and more of Einstein’s work in science, one discovery stands above all as his greatest achievement. It is his general theory of relativity. In it, Einstein found…

As is required of all women in their 30s, I am in a book club. At the first meeting of this group, one poor unsuspecting woman mentioned that she had…

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- Reading ,
- Science ,

“Those born earlier perform better in school”—and according to a new study, it’s because of the parents. Moms and dads simply go easy on their later-born kids, according to data analyzed…

- Early Childhood ,
- Education ,
- Science ,

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