## Wrong in Public: the Paris Streets Edition

Rue Sophie Germain is not the only Paris street named for a *mathématicienne*

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Rue Sophie Germain is not the only Paris street named for a *mathématicienne*

April 21, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

I wish we got to read a different story about Sophie Germain

April 1, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A natural habitat for hyperbolic geometry

March 31, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Mathematics and mathematicians thrive when they can travel freely around the world

March 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

I turn to the Kakeya needle problem for reassurance in difficult times

March 19, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The euclidean circle constant? Been there, done that. Here are some other π's you might consider

March 14, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

"Being trans is beautiful"

March 11, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Because “the bounded Fatou domain of the function f(z)=(z+z^2)/2” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue

February 28, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A calendrical-linguistic coincidence leads to a thrice-in-a-century holiday.

February 21, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Contemplating communication with Claude Shannon

February 19, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

It's a ubiquitous badge of mathematical pride. But what *is* it?

January 31, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

How a routine trip to the art museum became a meditation on the empty set

January 28, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Wilson's theorem is why we can't have nice things

January 14, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A post to commemorate this blog's fourth trip around the sun

January 7, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Because prime numbers didn't let us down this year.

December 31, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

All train lines lead to Paris

December 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The program is over when the data have yielded an answer or chosen not to

December 17, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

How I would revamp the Breakthrough Prize

December 10, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

A familiar shape gets weird

November 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

"The One Moment" is made possible by numbers

November 28, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb