I once read a paperback novel by an author that I can't seem to remember that revolved around a female mathematician. She ends up nearly be killed by her sister by being placed in a kind of learning ...
In the vast majority of science fiction and fantasy that uses portals, the portals are a kind of two dimensional object or a long tunnel. Often, if a portal is a free standing door, those on the ...
The science fiction genre has been and is still an area in which visionary authors can express their ideas about new sciences. Many successful academic research were influenced by works of science ...
I am looking for an old short story I read at least 30 years ago. It was about apples and oranges (the ubiquitous story problem). The main character has a grand father that teaches him Algebra ...
I remember a book that described various lifeforms evolving in the galaxy (and i think may be the overriding theme was extinction). One of them was 2-D species evolved on rapidly changing environment ...
Looking for title & author - short story - possibly called “Arms Race” - about rediscovery of manual arithmetic
short story - possibly called "Arms Race" - about rediscovery of manual arithmetic. The hero rediscovers manual calculation - e.g., how to do long division with pencil and paper - in a world where ...
Does the computer-system on the Enterprise NCC-1701-D still follow the basic architecture of a Turing Machine?
Although the Turing Machine is a theoretical model to describe computing power, in its basic idea today's computers are still (quite sophisticated) implementations of this basic concept, although you ...
In the Prisoner of Benda, due to one-way body swap shenanigans, two Globetrotter's have to work out if they can get everyone's minds back in order. They prove it can be done with any two extra people. ...
I'm trying to find a book I read long back. This book may have won a Hugo/Nebula (Trust me I've googled to death this one!). Don't remember much of the story (that's why I want to re-read it). What I ...
After reading another question, I had the unfortunate experience of trying to figure out what this Anti-Life Equation was. I came to the Wikipedia article that said that the current equation was: ...
In the S8E2 episode of Futurama, Benderama, The Professor generates an equation to track the number of Benders that will be generated. It was shown on the screen for a few seconds. Can someone ...
I wonder whether anyone has written a novel set in a universe where P=NP, in the event that there is more than one, which was the first? In this universe all problems that could be verified in ...