## Soap-Bubble Pioneer Is First Woman to Win Prestigious Math Prize

Abel-prize winner Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck built bridges between analysis, geometry and physics

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Abel-prize winner Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck built bridges between analysis, geometry and physics

March 20, 2019 — Davide Castelvecchi and Nature magazine

Using the periodic table to memorize that celebrated number

March 14, 2019 — John Conway and The Mathematical Intelligencer

A new model suggests smashing killer space rocks with insufficient force could let gravity pull the pieces back together. Christopher Intagliata reports.

March 12, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

In praise of Raymond Smullyan: logician, magician, mathematician, puzzlist and philosopher

February 26, 2019 — Jim Henle and The Mathematical Intelligencer

Biologists and computers scientists team up to create a census of animal populations

January 2, 2019 — Debbie Ponchner

Scientists are creating mathematical tools to identify novel particles and phenomena at the world's largest particle accelerator

December 26, 2018 — Matthew von Hippel

A scientist leverages big data to pin down precepts that extend beyond the self-help aisle

December 18, 2018 — David Noonan

A Neruda masterpiece—and a bi-exponential curve—define the dynamics of the fast then slow fade of our greatest collective sorrows and joys

December 13, 2018 — Gary Stix

By analyzing the network connections between 47,000 films on IMDb, researchers found the most influential films ever made. Christopher Intagliata reports.

December 5, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

Scientists have created a “map” of odor molecules, which could ultimately be used to predict new scent combinations

December 1, 2018 — Stephen Ornes

We can prove things in math, but does that mean they’re true?

November 9, 2018 — James Robert Brown and The Mathematical Intelligencer

Mathematicians are developing statistical forensics to identify districts that disenfranchise voters

October 30, 2018 — Moon Duchin

Scoring streaks have long fascinated sports professionals and researchers, yet they are not close to consensus on the right way to think about the issue

October 18, 2018 — Alon Daks, Nishant Desai, Lisa R. Goldberg and The Mathematical Intelligencer

After a years-long intellectual journey, three mathematicians have discovered that a problem of central importance in physics is impossible to solve—and that means other big questions may be undecidable, too...

October 9, 2018 — Toby S. Cubitt, David Pérez-García and Michael Wolf

October 9, 2018 — Mariette DiChristina

It’s mostly an art festival, but attendees are impressively fascinated with science and math...

September 14, 2018 — Seth Stannard Cottrell and The Mathematical Intelligencer

The pioneering mathematician overcame barriers of racism and misogyny to help develop U.S. human spaceflight

August 28, 2018 — Chelsea Gohd and SPACE.com

Images and sculptures inspired by mathematical principles show off the intense beauty of the discipline

August 6, 2018 — Stephen Ornes

The Fields Medals have been awarded to four researchers who work on number theory, geometry and network analysis

August 1, 2018 — Davide Castelvecchi and Nature magazine

Why you should give the award to me

August 1, 2018 — Colin Adams