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.
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.
Why Aliens and Volcanoes Go Together
Life on other planets may rely on plate tectonics.
The Stories That Galaxies Tell
Peculiar shapes were the key to realizing that galaxies merge.