# Math Puzzle Articles

Thursday, May 23, 2013

## Browse Reference Articles

41 to 50 of 101 articles

• ### Polyhedron

A polyhedron is a geometric shape which in mathematics is defined by three related meanings. In the traditional meaning it is a 3-dimensional polytope, and in a newer meaning that exists alongside ... > more
• ### Computer

A computer is a machine for manipulating data according to a list of instructions - a program. Computers can be extremely versatile. In fact, they are universal information processing machines. ... > more
• ### Quantum tunnelling

Quantum tunnelling (or tunneling) is the quantum-mechanical effect of transitioning through a classically-forbidden energy state. Consider rolling a ball up a hill. If the ball is not given enough ... > more
• ### Triangle

A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a polygon with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments. Any three non-collinear points determine a triangle and a unique ... > more
• ### History of computing hardware

Computing hardware has been an essential component of the process of calculation and data storage since it became useful for numerical values to be processed and ... > more
• ### Supercomputer

A supercomputer is a computer that leads the world in terms of processing capacity, particularly speed of calculation, at the time of its introduction. Supercomputers are used for highly ... > more
• ### Cube

A cube is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex. The cube can also be called a regular hexahedron and is one of the five ... > more
• ### Hyperbolic geometry

In mathematics, hyperbolic geometry is a non-Euclidean geometry, meaning that the parallel postulate of Euclidean geometry is rejected. The parallel postulate in Euclidean geometry states, for two ... > more
• ### Virtual reality

Virtual reality (VR) is a technology which allows a user to interact with a computer-simulated environment, be it a real or imagined one. Most current virtual reality environments are primarily ... > more
• ### Computer animation

Computer animation is the art of creating moving images via the use of computers. It is a subfield of computer graphics and animation. Increasingly it is created by means of 3D computer graphics, ... > more

For more articles, jump to page:  <<  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  >>

## Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 137,375

Find with keyword(s):

Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily's archives for related news topics, the latest news stories, reference articles, science videos, images, and books.

Other social bookmarking and sharing services:

|

## Social Networks

Other bookmarking and sharing tools:

|

## Breaking News

... from NewsDaily.com

## Science Video News

### Do The Math Dance

Combining math and dance concepts allows people to experience a physical sensation of the often abstract concepts of math. Mathematical. ...  > full story

## Free Subscriptions

... from ScienceDaily

Get the latest science news with our free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

## Feedback

... we want to hear from you!

Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?