## A Few of My Favorite Spaces: Lexicographic Ordering on the Unit Square

A familiar shape gets weird

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A familiar shape gets weird

November 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

"The One Moment" is made possible by numbers

November 28, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Weyl's eulogy for Emmy Noether starts to sound like a eulogy for German mathematics

November 23, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Paul Erdős versus. Moore's law

November 12, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The fractal you can make with candy corn

October 31, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Not long ago, I noticed that I had six Facebook friends with the same birthday, and none of them knew each other. Here's why I was excited.

October 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Margot Lee Shetterly's book about NASA's black women mathematicians and engineers is timely and eye-opening

October 26, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum?

October 22, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

If you're baffled by the phrase “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter,” we're here to help

October 10, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Any two rings are disconnected from one another, but together they cannot be separated

September 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

A roundup of my posts about mathematical art—#loveyourmath

September 29, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Hiking my way to a new appreciation of a classic mathematical paradox

September 26, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Save money and be the life of the next party with this one weird trick

September 7, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The power of logarithms, zero and the word *or*

August 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

In an important new book, Cathy O'Neil warns us that algorithms can and do perpetuate inequality

August 31, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The mathematics of the Olympic rings

August 19, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The discoverer of the quaternions gets Lin Manuel-ized

August 15, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Sphere packing—it's not just for oranges anymore

August 3, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

It’s not quite two-dimensional, it’s not quite three-dimensional. Welcome to the weird world of fractal dimension

July 31, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

A highly scientific assessment of your math geekitude

July 25, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

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