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The Harvey Mudd math professor tells us what dessert pairs best with Burnside’s Lemma

January 14, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere

January 6, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

The mysterious abc conjecture is once again in the news. What is it?

January 6, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

The University at Albany mathematician talks about why he just can’t get enough of those Platonic solids

December 9, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A look at the most festive fractal

November 30, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

A portrait of an 18th-century woman mathematician

November 29, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

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

November 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

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

“They did the math, they did the monster math…”

November 5, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

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

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

Dusa McDuff explains why she loves the nonsqueezing theorem—and what vegetable she'd pair it with

October 7, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

There’s more to the circle than meets the π

October 7, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

What advice do I have for graduate students? Tl;dr: It's okay to get help

September 30, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

One eighth equals seven and thirty in this strange base 60 world

September 16, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

The University of Wisconsin mathematician loves Fermat's little theorem and knows just the right cheese to pair with it

September 14, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

How to make parallel lines converge

August 31, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Separating fact from speculation in math history

August 29, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

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