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The Mathematical Intelligencer

Proofs and Guarantees

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

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

Do the Golden State Warriors Have Hot Hands?

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

Burning Man's Mathematical Underbelly

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 Same, Only Different

A column about the surprising cultural, structural, philosophical, and mystical features common to mathematics and food

April 4, 2018 — Jim Henle and The Mathematical Intelligencer

Privacy and Counterfeit Coins

Do fake coins really need a lawyer’s protection in the courtroom?

March 20, 2018 — Nicholas Diaco, Tanya Khovanova and The Mathematical Intelligencer

Math at the Met

Amid the museum’s 2 million works of art lie numerous mathematical curiosities

November 16, 2017 — Joseph Dauben, Marjorie Senechal and The Mathematical Intelligencer

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