"If you're a mathematician and you want to really have an impact on science, you need a catchy name,"...

June 10, 2013

"If you're a mathematician and you want to really have an impact on science, you need a catchy name,"...

June 10, 2013

Even before they came to Washington, D.C., on June 3 to reap the rewards of their stellar performance, the 12...

May 28, 2013

Maybe you remember the 2003 Northeast Blackout. Perhaps a physics or math lesson exposed you to the fatal...

May 28, 2013

Christiane Rousseau had a dream. As the 21st century neared its second decade, the past president of the Canadian...

April 15, 2013

The results are in for the 73rd annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, and Harvard has done it—...

April 10, 2013

The big 5-0—celebrated in 2012—proved a banner year for a certain unassuming seven-page article that...

April 01, 2013

When Deborah Hughes Hallett chooses examples to illustrate curricular concepts, she targets the intersection of the...

March 25, 2013

You probably know how Cantor proved the countability of the rational numbers. Give it a little thought and you'...

March 18, 2013

Mathematics differs in one key respect from taking a stock car around tight curves at high speed: You need not be a...

February 01, 2013

Brian Hopkins and the College Mathematics Journal go way back. Back to the mid-nineties when Hopkins was...