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Stories by Evelyn Lamb

Candice Price's Favorite Theorem

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

Ami Radunskaya's Favorite Theorem

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

Bathroom, Mathroom

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

November 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Henry Fowler's Favorite Theorem

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

Eriko Hironaka's Favorite Theorem

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

Household Chores for Mathematicians

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
Stories by Evelyn Lamb

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day