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The Harvey Mudd math professor tells us what dessert pairs best with Burnside’s Lemma
Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere
The mysterious abc conjecture is once again in the news. What is it?
The Pomona College professor talks about ergodic functions, Steve Reich music and the way her favorite theorem can guide our lives
The University at Albany mathematician talks about why he just can’t get enough of those Platonic solids
A look at the most festive fractal
A portrait of an 18th-century woman mathematician
For World Toilet Day, an appreciation of the most mathematically interesting room in the house
The chair of the mathematics department at Diné College talks about what the Pythagorean Theorem intersects with his identity as a Navajo
“They did the math, they did the monster math…”
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
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...
Dusa McDuff explains why she loves the nonsqueezing theorem—and what vegetable she'd pair it with
There’s more to the circle than meets the π
What advice do I have for graduate students? Tl;dr: It's okay to get help
One eighth equals seven and thirty in this strange base 60 world
The University of Wisconsin mathematician loves Fermat's little theorem and knows just the right cheese to pair with it
How to make parallel lines converge
Separating fact from speculation in math history