mathematics

Mathematics - Sport - Mar 25
Mathematics - Sport
Usain Bolt's 200m record has not been beaten for ten years and Florence Griffith Joyner's for more than thirty years. And what about if the secret behind beating records was to use mathematics' Thanks to a mathematical model, Amandine Aftalion, CNRS researcher at the Centre d'analyse et de mathématique sociales (CNRS/EHESS), and Emmanuel Trélat, a Sorbonne Université researcher at the Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions (CNRS/Sorbonne Université/ Université de Paris) have proved that the geometry of athletic tracks could be optimised to improve records.
Sport - Mathematics - Nov 22, 2017
Sport - Mathematics

SNCF engineers have been using mathematical models for many years to simulate the dynamic behavior of railways.

Mathematics - Jun 8, 2017

The CNRS and its Mexican partners, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), have just created an international joint unit (UMI) in mathematics, the "Laboratoire Solomon Lefschetz - LaSoL."

Life Sciences - Mathematics - Jul 11, 2016
Life Sciences - Mathematics

An international team (Cornell University, Hokkaido University, Max Planck Institute, Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon / Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 / CNRS / INRA) unravels how random cell growth contributes to making organs reach the correct size and shape.

Computer Science - Mathematics - Sep 29, 2017
Computer Science - Mathematics

Tiling the plane with a single pattern is a mathematical problem that has interested humans since Antiquity, notably for the aesthetic quality of tiles in mosaics or tiling.

Earth Sciences - Mathematics - Nov 25, 2016
Earth Sciences - Mathematics

Mega-earthquakes (with a magnitude greater than 8.5) mainly occur on subduction faults where one tectonic plate passes under another.

Mathematics - Jul 4, 2016
Mathematics

In a recent paper published jointly in Inventiones Mathematicae and Mathematische Zeitschrift, Albert Fathi , mathematician for UMPA (and his coauthors Andrea Davini, Renato Iturriaga and Maxime Zavidovique revisit a fundamental result in homogenization theory, obtained in 1987 by Lions, Papanicolaou and Varadhan.


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