The odds that Peter McCathie would be struck by lightning and win the lotto are approximately 1 in 2.6 trillion
John Nash and his wife, Alicia Nash, died Saturday
A twist to the classic pro-con list
Noether's work in algebra revolutionized the fields of mathematics and physics
Putting the politics back in Pythagoras
An orangutan appears to hit its own head with a swing. A panda huddles in the corner of a sparse, carpeted room. A leopard stands in an artificial cave, mouth...
It was precisely 150 years ago this week—on July 4, 1865—that the world first met a very special girl, who in the decades since has taught countless readers (and...