Rue Sophie Germain is not the only Paris street named for a mathématicienne
I wish we got to read a different story about Sophie Germain
A natural habitat for hyperbolic geometry
Mathematics and mathematicians thrive when they can travel freely around the world
I turn to the Kakeya needle problem for reassurance in difficult times
The euclidean circle constant? Been there, done that. Here are some other π's you might consider
"Being trans is beautiful"
Because “the bounded Fatou domain of the function f(z)=(z+z^2)/2” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue
A calendrical-linguistic coincidence leads to a thrice-in-a-century holiday.
Contemplating communication with Claude Shannon
It's a ubiquitous badge of mathematical pride. But what *is* it?
How a routine trip to the art museum became a meditation on the empty set
Wilson's theorem is why we can't have nice things
A post to commemorate this blog's fourth trip around the sun
Because prime numbers didn't let us down this year.
All train lines lead to Paris
The program is over when the data have yielded an answer or chosen not to
How I would revamp the Breakthrough Prize
A familiar shape gets weird
"The One Moment" is made possible by numbers