Steve Nadis

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    The Physical Process That Powers a New Type of Generative AI

    Some modern image generators rely on the principles of diffusion to create images. There may be a better alternative.

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    An Ancient Geometry Problem Falls to New Mathematical Techniques

    Three mathematicians show, for the first time, how to form a square with the same area as a circle by cutting them into interchangeable pieces that can be visualized.

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    Why Aliens and Volcanoes Go Together

    Life on other planets may rely on plate tectonics.

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    The Stories That Galaxies Tell

    Peculiar shapes were the key to realizing that galaxies merge.