## The Unknowability of the Number Line

Skip Garibaldi tells us about the numbers we can never describe

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Skip Garibaldi tells us about the numbers we can never describe

January 12, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

A new mathematical holiday celebrates an underappreciated fraction

January 1, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

It may seem daunting to memorize a 24-million-digit number, but with these tips you'll be well on your way

December 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Literary mathematician Michèle Audin tells us why Stokes’ formula is her favorite theorem

December 29, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The *Journeys of Women in Mathematics* documentary diversifies the stories we tell about women in math

December 22, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Mathematician Anil Venkatesh tells us why the Shapley value is the best way to quantify everything from Security Council vetoes to video game weapons

December 16, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Personal closure on an attempted theorem about 12-tone music

December 9, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Science writer Yen Duong tells us why she loves the "friends and strangers" theorem

December 2, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

I heard about a 14-boy Michigan family, so I crunched some numbers

November 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Manchester mathematician Katie Steckles tells us about her favorite theorem and how she used it to help design a new font

November 10, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

They say you can’t be a little bit pregnant, but maybe a number can be a little bit prime

November 3, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Better living through set-builder notation

October 31, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Mike Lawler talks about the most influential paper in his career in finance, teaching math to his kids and ultimate

October 27, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Mathematician Chawne Kimber shares her favorite theorems and quilts that make a statement

October 14, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The Lathisms podcast shares the varied stories of Hispanic and Latinx mathematicians

September 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Is that a chill in the air? Then it must be time for PSL’s, everyone’s favorite seasonal matrices

September 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

“Mathematician-at-large” James Tanton shares playful mathematics and Sperner’s lemma

September 29, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Erika Camacho discusses how her favorite theorem applies to her research on mathematical modeling of eye diseases and the dynamics of fanaticism

September 16, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Inside the p-adic numbers that make Peter Scholze's work tick

September 3, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Abstract algebra class gave me the kick in the rear I needed to focus on the relationships between notes

September 1, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb