Mathematica 9

Wolfram has released Mathematica 9, which boasts 400 new capabilities in 57 different application areas.

The new version of the software boasts the Wolfram Predictive Interface, which aims to improve navigation and discovery of Mathematica's Compute-As-You-Think initiative. There is also new graph and network analysis functionality, including built-in links for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Other functions include free-form linguistic entry, conversions, and dimensional consistency checking across graphics and numeric and symbolic calculations.

Mathematica 9 is available immediately for Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X, and Linux x86. More product details are available on the Mathematica website.