## 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

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Evelyn Lamb is a freelance math and science writer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Follow Evelyn Lamb on Twitter @evelynjlamb

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

September 1, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

August 27, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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Fixed points and pizza

August 12, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

July 31, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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Stephen Smale and the history of the Fields medal

July 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

July 26, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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The Berkeley math professor shares his favorite prime proofs

July 15, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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Because sometimes a Cantor set just wants to feel pretty

July 8, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

June 30, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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From noodles to chaos

June 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

June 17, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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Following Kakeya’s needle to new mathematics

June 2, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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What is the meaning of this unassuming, mistranslated curve?

May 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

May 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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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

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

May 5, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

April 28, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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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

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

April 14, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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

April 7, 2018 — Evelyn Lamb

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