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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

The Gauss-Bonnet theorem is a mathematical favorite

January 11, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Large prime numbers get a lot of attention, but this tiny work horse deserves some love, too

January 10, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

The 2019 New York Yankees’ record number of injuries led to a change in training staff that will almost certainly correlate with, but not necessarily cause, a lower injury rate this coming season...

January 6, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

Mathematicians are devising new techniques to better predict how to tie strong knots that are useful in climbing and sailing

January 3, 2020 — Jeremy Hsu

In his new book, Robert Bosch explains the optimization tools he uses to create intricate and playful images

January 3, 2020 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Here are 12 prompts to help you find mathematics-related books for the coming year...

December 29, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb | Opinion

Sophie Carr shares her love for a fundamental theorem about probability

December 15, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

The Fibonacci numbers and Hilbert’s 10th problem

December 8, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

How to calculate an average if you’re indecisive ...

November 30, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

My page-a-day calendar will keep your math itch scratched

November 12, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

When your episode about theorems demonstrates a theorem...

November 3, 2019 — Evelyn Lamb

Wealth naturally trickles up in free-market economies, model suggests

October 30, 2019 — Bruce M. Boghosian

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