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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
Math Whiz Solves a Master's Riddle

Math Whiz Solves a Master's Riddle

Fields Medal winner Terence Tao successfully attacks the Erdős discrepancy problem by building on an online collaboration

September 28, 2015 — Chris Cesare and Nature magazine

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

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