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Tracing our mathematical foremothers

August 12, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

What to do with those pesky order of operations questions?

August 10, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

In her new book *The Weil Conjectures, *Karen Olsson ruminates on the trajectories of André and Simone Weil

July 20, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

These integers have inspired one of the most important unsolved problems in mathematics

July 13, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

2400 years separate two people with whom this computer science term is associated

June 26, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

These blissful integers are a bit mysterious

June 21, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Because you know it has to be when you write 400 words explaining it

June 9, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Gary Urton explains what we can and cannot know about Inka khipus

June 8, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Euclid’s proof of the infinitude of primes opens the door to some interesting questions

May 26, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Moon Duchin shares an abstract theorem with surprising connections to gerrymandering

May 18, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

This holey mathematical object was discovered by a Swiss mathematician and then forgotten for decades

May 12, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Suresh Venkatasubramanian tells us about one of the most important tools he uses to root out algorithmic bias

April 28, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Ursula Whitcher tells us why she loves this physics-inspired branch of mathematics

April 11, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Middle school math teacher Fawn Nguyen tells us why a classic right triangle fact is her favorite mathematical result

April 6, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

What the heck does “three times less than” mean?

March 23, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Robert Ghrist shares a beautiful link between exponentiation, differentiation and shift...

March 14, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

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