## Even If We Knew Everything That Can Be Known, We Wouldn’t Know It All

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Beyond the unknown unknowns is what's unknowable

September 12, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

A puzzling activity from Science Buddies

August 29, 2019 — Science Buddies and Sabine de Brabandere

Philosophers cannot agree on whether mathematical objects exist or are pure fictions

August 28, 2019 — Kelsey Houston-Edwards

Although mathematicians know they can never fully “solve” this centuries-old quandary, tackling smaller pieces of it has yielded some intriguing discoveries

August 8, 2019 — Richard Montgomery

It sure comes in handy for doing physics

August 4, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Murray Gell-Mann, 1969 Nobel Laureate in Physics who identified the quark, died May 24th.

June 3, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

A new book that can make you love calculus

June 1, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Cornell University applied mathematics professor Steven Strogatz talks about his new book *Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe.*

May 23, 2019 — Steven Strogatz and Steve Mirsky

A new book shows off spectacular works of art inspired by mathematical principles

May 22, 2019 — Josh Fischman

The science and art of password setting and cracking continues to evolve, as does the war between password users and abusers

April 12, 2019 — Jean-Paul Delahaye

The sum of squares

April 9, 2019 — Bikash Chakraborty and The Mathematical Intelligencer

The story of a differential equation and a medical breakthrough

April 4, 2019 — Steven Strogatz

Stemming from the “F-theory” branch of string theory, each solution replicates key features of the standard model of particle physics

March 28, 2019 — Anil Ananthaswamy

The first female winner of the prestigious Abel Prize shares details of life as a mathematician

March 27, 2019 — Clara Moskowitz

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

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