## How Math Helped Me Learn Early Music

Abstract algebra class gave me the kick in the rear I needed to focus on the relationships between notes

Skip to main content

Math

Abstract algebra class gave me the kick in the rear I needed to focus on the relationships between notes

September 1, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

The Cambridge mathematician expounds on the delightful irony of Brouwer's fixed-point theorem

August 27, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Fixed points and pizza

August 12, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

A rose by any other name would be as mathematically useful...

July 31, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Stephen Smale and the history of the Fields medal

July 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Ingrid Daubechies shares the Tutte embedding theorem and how it can help biologists understand the evolution of teeth

July 26, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

The Berkeley math professor shares his favorite prime proofs

July 15, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Because sometimes a Cantor set just wants to feel pretty

July 8, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

How artist Yayoi Kusama showed me the beauty of a favorite mathematical space

June 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

From noodles to chaos

June 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

The Harvey Mudd College mathematician tells us why he loves playing with Brouwer's fixed-point theorem

June 17, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Following Kakeya’s needle to new mathematics

June 2, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

What is the meaning of this unassuming, mistranslated curve?

May 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

The Johns Hopkins University mathematician tells us why doing category theory is like playing the viola

May 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

In which we are honored to be the second-favorite podcast appearance of the only MIT applied math graduate student who has played in the NFL

May 12, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

A matrix is an array of numbers, but it represents so much more

May 5, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Talking time travel, complex analysis and Burmese food with a mathematician from the University of Sydney

April 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

A recent breakthrough in a decades-old graph theory problem relies on this little assembly of seven points and eleven edges

April 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

The University of Washington mathematician talks trees, lattices and a plucky constant that seems to show up everywhere

April 14, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

Math

Sara N. Hottinger’s thoughtful book addresses Western cultural narratives about who does mathematics

April 7, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

**You have free articles left.**

Support our award-winning coverage of advances in science & technology.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.