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Math Can Equal Fun

Math Can Equal Fun

Harvey Mudd College math professor Arthur Benjamin talks about his new book The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why
 

November 20, 2015 — Steve Mirsky

How to Estimate Hours Left Until Sunset

Do you know that math can help you survive? I’m not talking about jobs, money, and feeding yourself—I mean the lost in the wilderness, life depends on it kind of surviving. How does this work? Keep on reading The Math Dude to find out

October 14, 2015 — Math Dude Jason Marshall

The Errors of Albert

Physicist and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss, director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, talks about his article "What Einstein Got Wrong," in Scientific American’s September issue, devoted to the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s publication of general relativity  

September 2, 2015 — Steve Mirsky
What Einstein Got Wrong

What Einstein Got Wrong

Everyone makes mistakes. But those of the legendary physicist are particularly illuminating

August 20, 2015 — Lawrence M. Krauss
How to Get to the Fourth Dimension

How to Get to the Fourth Dimension

A new book offers mathematical puzzles, such as fitting a coin through a hole that seems too small to accommodate it

July 31, 2015 — Colm Mulcahy

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