Numbers

Math

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.
Liv Boeree
9.14.18
Trump Talk

How to count with Donald Trump

In a sense, Trump has created his own nebulous numeric system that employs adjectives in lieu of traditional numerals.
Oliver Noble
Gabriel Connelly
6.17.17
installation art

Meet the Artists Who Want the "Pi Project" to Become the Biggest Installation in the World

Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher’s 'Pi Project' will see them track, over decades and across the globe, a near endless series of sculptures based on pi’s numerical sequence.
Kevin Holmes
3.13.17
politics

Trump's Trouble with Numbers Is America's Problem Now

The new administration's insistence on exaggeration and fuzzy math is a bad sign for the next four years.
Harry Cheadle
1.25.17
Science

What’s the Difference Between a Billion and a Million, Anyway?

The transatlantic number confusion continues.
Ben Sullivan
10.14.16
Features

susy.technology Are the Montreal Collective Making Music for the Approaching Singularity

Following sets at Canada's most groundbreaking electronic festivals, the duo behind Sibian & Faun discuss their new audiovisual group.
Vincent Pollard
10.4.16
tech

Meet the Woman Who Logged Every Detail of Every Date She Went on for Two Years

I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.
Julian Morgans
9.9.16
Art

Pop Art Alphabet Made from Circuit Boards, Fruit, and Tools

New Delhi-based graphic designers took up the ‘36 Days of Type’ challenge and the results are colorful and inventive.
DJ Pangburn
8.12.16
Numbers

Mathematicians Still Years from Verifying Nightmare 500-Page Proof

Shinichi Mochizuki's proof of the abc conjecture remains an enigma.
Michael Byrne
7.30.16
Deep Ass Questions

How Metal Is Your City?

You won't believe which city tops the list (seriously, it's a shocker).
Simon Davis
6.15.16
The Noisey Guide to

A Non-Supernerds' Guide to Radiohead's New Album, 'A Moon Shaped Pool'

You have questions. We have answers.
Alex Robert Ross
5.9.16
News

How to Tell When Statistics Are Bullshit

We asked Tim Harford, host of statistics podcast More Or Less, how we can find out when newspapers and politicians are being liberal with the truth.
Sam Wolfson
4.27.16
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