February 25, 2020 7:21 PMPALERMO/ROME (REUTERS, AFP) - Italian authorities on Tuesday (Feb 25) reported that a woman had tested positive for the coronavirus in Sicily, the first case south of Rome, as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte blamed the management of a hospital in the country's north for the outbreak.
How an electron behaves in an atom, or how it moves in a solid, can be predicted precisely with the equations of quantum mechanics. These theoretical calculations agree with the results from experiments. But complex quantum systems, which contain many electrons or elementary particles can currently not be described exactly. A team has now developed a simulat […]
A guest post by Beth Burroughs, Montana State UniversityYou might have noticed a recent flurry of activity by mathematicians engaged in discussions about the teaching of mathematics. A few examples:The Common Vision project is a joint effort of five organizations in the mathematical sciences (AMATYC, AMS, ASA, MAA and SIAM) focused on modernizing undergradua […]