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Steven Strogatz

Researchers found that potentially 95 percent of cab rides in New York City could have been shared.

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As we celebrate Pi Day, mathematician Steven Strogatz talks about how the ancients calculated pi—and how you can do it at home.

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Did you know some infinities are bigger than others? Or that one is equal to .99999999999 repeating? Just a few of the math mysteries in *The Joy of X*, a new book by Steven Strogatz.

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Did you know some infinities are bigger than others? Or that one is equal to .99999999999 repeating? Just a few of the math mysteries in *The Joy of X*, a new book by Steven Strogatz.

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What are the odds? How are we connected? And does it all add up? Steven Strogatz, professor of applied mathematics, joins us to run the numbers.

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Chances are you've heard of the 'small world' idea of six degrees of separation. But is it correct?

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Happy 60th, CERN!

- ‘Particle Fever’ Captures the Excitement of the Higgs Discovery
Particle Fever takes filmgoers behind the scenes of physics’ big breakthrough: t...

- Physicists Find New Particle, Look for Answers
Despite the discovery of the Higgs boson, mysteries still abound in theoretical ...

- Scientists Try to Take Antimatter's Measurements
How can you measure the mass of a particle of antimatter? Might it fall up?

- Elusive Higgs Boson Still Hiding From Physicists
Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle mig...

- Large Hadron Collider Set to Start Up
The massive Large Hadron Collider at CERN is just a few weeks away from startup....