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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 2
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. Volume 9, Number 2 begins with the first half of an interview with French mathematician Alice Guionnet. Prof. Guionnet is a professor of … Continue reading
Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 8, Number 6
The electronic version of the latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available on our website. The object on the cover of Volume 8, Number 6 is called the Chebyshev Lollipop. It is based directly on an idea … Continue reading
Math and MEMS: More Exponentials
Yesterday, Allyson Hartzell, the Director of Failure Analysis, Test, and Reliability at Pixtronix, Inc., visited Girls’ Angle to tell us about how she uses math in her work. She works with Microelectricomechanical Systems, or MEMS. MEMS are tiny machines. They … Continue reading
Exponential Growth is REALLY Powerful!
Internet traffic, the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes, the spread of disease, our response to brightness, and Intel cofounder Gordon Moore’s Law all involve exponential growth. Exponential growth even applies to noodle making, as I’ll detail below! With all these … Continue reading