A new series of papers has settled a long-standing question related to the popular game in which players seek patterned sets of three cards.

One of the people at the forefront is our own Jordan Ellenberg.

Take a look at the Quanta Magazine article: https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160531-set-proof-stuns-mathematicians/

This article was a reprint of a wired.com piece: https://www.wired.com/2016/06/simple-proof-card-game-set-stuns-mathematicians/