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This mathematician turns her research into fashion and toys

0 minute ago — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Using gravitational waves to approximate pi, physicists see no problem with Einstein’s theory

May 19, 2020 — Daniel Garisto

A new mathematical model predicts areas on a virus that might be especially vulnerable to disabling treatments

May 19, 2020 — Michael Dhar

Ben Orlin shares his favorite fractal curve

May 17, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Here are resources for students, parents and other learners

May 16, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Creating poetry with the fundamental theorem of arithmetic

May 3, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Perron-Frobenius theorem and linear algebra have many virtues to extol

April 26, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

His creative and influential ideas spilled over into quantum physics, philosophy and computer science

April 20, 2020 — Elizabeth Landau | Opinion

Best known for inventing the game of Life, John H. Conway is adept at finding the theorems hidden in simple puzzles

April 17, 2020 — Mark Alpert

Christine Ladd-Franklin received a Ph.D. in 1926 for work completed in 1882

April 10, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb

But some experts say author Shinichi Mochizuki failed to fix a fatal flaw in the solution of a major arithmetic problem

April 3, 2020 — Davide Castelvecchi and Nature magazine

Listen in as I use two calculators to track the difference in numbers of infections over a short period of time, depending on how many people each infected individual infects on average...

March 24, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

A recent paper uncovers a unique pair of shapes

March 14, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb

Francis Su’s book *Mathematics for Human Flourishing* is both an invitation and a challenge

March 7, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

The pioneering NASA mathematician overcame racial barriers to help humans reach the moon

February 24, 2020 — Meghan Bartels and SPACE.com

An algorithm calculates powers of 2 from a classical Sanskrit math text

February 23, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Sometimes unimportant math can change your life

February 3, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

There’s only one truly basic unit of length for earthlings

February 1, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

His body of work is broad but unnervingly shallow

January 27, 2020 — Colin Adams and The Mathematical Intelligencer

A space science activity from Science Buddies

January 16, 2020 — Science Buddies and Ben Finio

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