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"Grand Unified Theory of Math" Nets Abel Prize

Robert Langlands’ ideas unearthed connections within mathematics that have helped to solve centuries-old problems and aided researchers in disparate fields

3 minutes ago — Davide Castelvecchi and Nature magazine

Privacy and Counterfeit Coins

Do fake coins really need a lawyer’s protection in the courtroom?

March 20, 2018 — Nicholas Diaco, Tanya Khovanova and The Mathematical Intelligencer

How to Measure Time Without a Stopwatch

How can you measure time without using a stopwatch? You could use the movement of the Sun across the sky, watch a pendulum swing, or burn some very special string. Keep on reading to find out how it works!

December 30, 2017 — Math Dude Jason Marshall

Math at the Met

Amid the museum’s 2 million works of art lie numerous mathematical curiosities

November 16, 2017 — Joseph Dauben, Marjorie Senechal and The Mathematical Intelligencer

The Tower of Hanoi

A Towering Mathematical Activity from Science Buddies

October 26, 2017 — Science Buddies and Sabine de Brabandere

Science for the Modern World