|Mathematics World Mourns Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win Fields Medal|
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The brilliant Stanford professor, killed by breast cancer at 40, worked with shapes unconstrained by the real world
|What Are Mixed Fractions?|
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How do they work? And how can you turn them into improper fractions? Keep on reading to find out!
|Review: Remembering Sofya Kovalevskaya|
Added: 03.07.2017 13:00 | 2 views | 0 comments
Michèle Audin’s book about Sofya Kovalevskaya is a fascinating combination of biography, personal reflections, and fictional digressions
|4 More FAQs About Percentages|
Added: 28.06.2017 10:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
How do you quickly calculate 25% of a number? Or 33% of a number? And how can you quickly calculate percentage increases?
|Nil Communication: How to Send a Message Without Sending Anything at All|
Added: 27.06.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
Physicists have exploited the laws of quantum mechanics to send information without transmitting a signal. But have they, really?
|The Tao of Tau|
Added: 27.06.2017 7:00 | 2 views | 0 comments
There are plenty of arguments for why the lesser known Greek letter should be as popular as its more famous cousin
|Keep Rolling Luggage Upright with Physics|
Added: 21.06.2017 20:05 | 1 views | 0 comments
A team of physicists has revealed why rolling suitcases start rocking from wheel to wheel—and how to avoid that frustrating phenomenon. Christopher Intagliata reports.
|How a Math Formula Could Decide the Fate of Endangered U.S. Species|
Added: 19.06.2017 9:00 | 2 views | 0 comments
Feds consider "conservation triage" that would let some animals go extinct to save funds for protecting others
|For World Tessellation Day, Remember to Look Down|
Added: 17.06.2017 9:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
June 17 is World Tessellation Day. Take a moment to look at the beautiful patterns under your feet
|The Maths of Life and Death: Our Secret Weapon in the Fight against Disease|
Added: 15.06.2017 11:30 | 1 views | 0 comments
Mathematics is increasingly integral to biology as more detailed experiments in recent years have led to a huge influx in biological data
|How Mother Nature and a Pentagon Mathematician Created the World's Largest Instrument|
Added: 09.06.2017 9:15 | 2 views | 0 comments
The Great Stalacpipe Organ operates by rhythmically striking 37 different stalactites scattered across the 3.5-acre cave
|How to Use Math to Fly Rockets to Space|
Added: 07.06.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
What does it really mean for a satellite to orbit the Earth? What’s the math behind it? And what’s the math behind the rockets that get those satellites into orbit? Keep on reading to...
|A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Poincaré Homology Sphere|
Added: 04.06.2017 9:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
If it quacks like a sphere...
|What Does Compactness Really Mean?|
Added: 27.05.2017 15:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
It took me a long time to understand the mysterious mathematical property of compactness
Added: 18.05.2017 7:00 | 2 views | 0 comments
Innovation is critical to sustained economic growth—and mathematics can help us understand how it works
|Is There a Link between Music and Math?|
Added: 15.05.2017 7:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
Nadine Gaab, an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Jennifer Zuk, a doctoral student at Harvard University, answer:
|The Sneaky Danger of Space Dust|
Added: 11.05.2017 19:40 | 2 views | 0 comments
When tiny particles of space debris slam into satellites, the collision could cause the emission of hardware-frying radiation. Christopher Intagliata reports.
|A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Douady Rabbit|
Added: 07.05.2017 9:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
Come for the fractals. Stay for the bunny puns
|Math under My Feet|
Added: 29.04.2017 10:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
I took a walk and tripped—almost literally—over a beautiful octagonal tiling
|Shoelace Study Untangles a Knotty Problem|
Added: 12.04.2017 20:48 | 1 views | 0 comments
Researchers have trotted out data that show a combination of whipping and stomping forces is what causes laces to unravel without warning. Karen Hopkin reports.