Freezing glass may shed light on a great mystery in mathematics

The way in which disorderly systems like glasses freeze could shed light on one of the greatest enigmas in mathematics today. » 4/26/12 4:40pm 4/26/12 4:40pm

These are the biggest numbers in the universe

There are numbers out there that are so enormously, impossibly vast that to even write them down would require the entire universe. But here's the really crazy thing...some of these incomprehensibly huge numbers are crucial for understanding the world. » 6/01/11 9:10am 6/01/11 9:10am