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How Math’s Most Famous Proof Nearly Broke

Andrew Wiles thought he had a solution to an age-old puzzle. Until it began to unravel.

In Mathematics, Mistakes Aren’t What They Used To Be

Computers can’t invent, but they’re changing the field anyway.

Why the Flash Crash Really Matters

The debate about what caused the 2010 stock market Flash Crash is missing the point.