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The Pythagorean Theorem: Is It Proven?
Recently at the Girls’ Angle club, a girl asked: Has the Pythagorean theorem been proven? That was a terrific question! Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to discuss it as well or as fully as I would have liked. A lot of … Continue reading
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Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 5, Number 3
The latest issue of the Bulletin covers a wide variety of mathematics from combinatorics to topology. In the print version, there’s also an interview with MIT Ph.D. biostatistician Dana Pascovici who works at the Australian Proteome Analysis Facility in Sydney. … Continue reading
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Dreamin’ ’bout Math
I sometimes get science educator envy. I watch them convey ideas with hatching chickadees, snapping plants, fiery explosions, counterintuitive gyroscopic dances, colorchanging liquids, erupting volcanoes, whirling water spouts, sizzling arcs, glistening gems,
Professor Gowers’s Blog – Mathematicians on Math
Timothy Gowers, the mathematician who compiled the incredible Princeton Companion to Mathematics, has begun a series of blog posts directed toward students who aspire to become mathematicians. It’s really quite amazing!
Math Contests v. Mathematics
In math contests, participants match wits against humans (the contest designers). In mathematics, participants match wits against the mathiverse!