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September 25, 2018

First Line News Articles for Tuesday, September 25 2018

Science

Top Mathematician Says He’s Solved a 160-Year-Old Maths Problem Worth $1 Million

One of the world’s most renowned mathematicians showed how he solved the 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis at a lecture on Monday – and he will be awarded US$1 million if his solution is confirmed.

This hissing, bubbling Alaska lake is frightening scientists

Katey Walter Anthony has studied some 300 lakes across the tundras of the Arctic. But sitting on the mucky shore of her latest discovery, the Arctic expert said she’d never seen a lake like this one.

The first photos from the surface of an asteroid looks like something from a space horror movie

We’ve seen plenty of photos taken from the surface of places other than Earth. There’s the Moon of course, a huge archive of images snapped from the surface of Mars, and even photos of Venus captured from the surface, but never has a spacecraft delivered a snapshot from the surface of an asteroid.