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The Search for the Mathematically Optimal Pack of Cigarettes

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 10.21.2015 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

Is it possible to arrange 20 infinitely long cigarettes in such a way that each one touches the other 19? No bending or breaking is allowed.

Can Math Survive Without the Bees?

Frank Morgan | Posted 05.06.2012 | Science
Frank Morgan

2012-03-06-imagepull.jpgThe recent reports on the disappearance of bee populations have omitted mention of their role in the longest-standing open problem in mathematics.