The James Madison University mathematician raises a glass to a lavishly impractical theorem about knots
Turning and turning in the widening gyre...
A review of Gareth Roberts's book From Music to Mathematics: Exploring the Connections
The high school math teacher encourages us to savor quadrilaterals at a French café
The University of San Diego mathematician tells us about rational tangles and the frozen treat that pairs best with them
A celebration of what may be the most minimalist minimal surface
The University of Colorado Boulder math professor tells us how to celebrate the Gauss-Bonnet theorem
Happy birthday, dear blog!
The Harvey Mudd math professor tells us what dessert pairs best with Burnside’s Lemma
Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere
The mysterious abc conjecture is once again in the news. What is it?
The Pomona College professor talks about ergodic functions, Steve Reich music and the way her favorite theorem can guide our lives
The University at Albany mathematician talks about why he just can’t get enough of those Platonic solids
A look at the most festive fractal
A portrait of an 18th-century woman mathematician
For World Toilet Day, an appreciation of the most mathematically interesting room in the house
The chair of the mathematics department at Diné College talks about what the Pythagorean Theorem intersects with his identity as a Navajo
“They did the math, they did the monster math…”
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
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