## Laura Taalman's Favorite Theorem

The James Madison University mathematician raises a glass to a lavishly impractical theorem about knots

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The James Madison University mathematician raises a glass to a lavishly impractical theorem about knots

March 8, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Turning and turning in the widening gyre...

February 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

A review of Gareth Roberts's book *From Music to Mathematics: Exploring the Connections*

February 24, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The high school math teacher encourages us to savor quadrilaterals at a French café

February 22, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The University of San Diego mathematician tells us about rational tangles and the frozen treat that pairs best with them

February 8, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

A celebration of what may be the most minimalist minimal surface

January 31, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The University of Colorado Boulder math professor tells us how to celebrate the Gauss-Bonnet theorem

January 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The Harvey Mudd math professor tells us what dessert pairs best with Burnside’s Lemma

January 14, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere

January 6, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The mysterious abc conjecture is once again in the news. What is it?

December 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The Pomona College professor talks about ergodic functions, Steve Reich music and the way her favorite theorem can guide our lives

December 28, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The University at Albany mathematician talks about why he just can’t get enough of those Platonic solids

December 7, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A look at the most festive fractal

November 30, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A portrait of an 18th-century woman mathematician

November 29, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

For World Toilet Day, an appreciation of the most mathematically interesting room in the house

November 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The chair of the mathematics department at Diné College talks about what the Pythagorean Theorem intersects with his identity as a Navajo

November 16, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

“They did the math, they did the monster math…”

November 5, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The math book editor and professor emerita describes the theorem that made her believe she could be a mathematician and the music that pairs best with it

October 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Need a babysitter? Ask a combinatorialist. Baseboards dirty? A number theorist won't mind cleaning them. And other highly scientific recommendations for mathematicians to handle the housework

October 24, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Happy St. Patrick’s Day