What the heck does “three times less than” mean?
Robert Ghrist shares a beautiful link between exponentiation, differentiation and shift...
How many X’s Can You Fit in a Plane?
Cynthia Flores describes how Heisenberg’s famous principle has shaped her mathematical career and worldview
Mathematicians Nikita Nikolaev and Beatriz Navarro Lameda share their favorite theorem and their mathematics-themed wedding
Black History Month in the U.S. is a good time to celebrate these important people
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right: machines can lead to racist outcomes
Nira Chamberlain, the World's Most Interesting Mathematician, describes the delicate mathematics of weather models
Skip Garibaldi tells us about the numbers we can never describe
A new mathematical holiday celebrates an underappreciated fraction
It may seem daunting to memorize a 24-million-digit number, but with these tips you'll be well on your way
Literary mathematician Michèle Audin tells us why Stokes’ formula is her favorite theorem
The Journeys of Women in Mathematics documentary diversifies the stories we tell about women in math
Mathematician Anil Venkatesh tells us why the Shapley value is the best way to quantify everything from Security Council vetoes to video game weapons
Personal closure on an attempted theorem about 12-tone music
Science writer Yen Duong tells us why she loves the "friends and strangers" theorem
I heard about a 14-boy Michigan family, so I crunched some numbers
Manchester mathematician Katie Steckles tells us about her favorite theorem and how she used it to help design a new font
They say you can’t be a little bit pregnant, but maybe a number can be a little bit prime
Better living through set-builder notation