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Meet Sophie Germain, the amateur mathematician who worked on number theory's toughest problem

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Germain, or "Monsieur LeBlanc" to her professors, took a bold and creative approach to life and math

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Mathematicians hope digital "proof assistants" will fix the field's own replication crisis

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Computer programs can be better than humans, but they're not perfect

Despite a mistaken mathematical proof, you do only need four colors to make a good map

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Alfred Kempe's 1879 proof of the Four Color Theorem contained a mistake. Nearly a century, later his work was vindicated

Science and philosophy can, and should, coexist

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MC Hammer's recent tweet has sparked a conversation about the complementary nature of these two fields

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Neuroscience has a part in why you're playing Taylor Swift's songs on repeat

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Taylor Swift literally has music down to a science

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Retracting publications doesn't stop them from influencing science

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"Zombie papers" keep on getting cited, with huge ripple effects

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