Tag Archives: mathematics

Math Games

It’s going to be 2 in a row with regards to the kid-science connection, and for that I am totally not sorry.   My daughters are now 6 and 3, and both of them are really into math. There are … Continue reading

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On Raising Daughters

She wants to be just like me! This morning, over breakfast, I asked my 4 1/2 year old daughter if she wanted to see something cool. I showed her a news story about Maryam Mirzakhani, the Stanford Mathematician who is … Continue reading

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Paperback!

The 1st floor table at Barnes and Noble in Rittenhouse, yesterday. Exciting news! The Universe in the Rearview Mirror is out in paperback as of yesterday! There will be a bunch of new interviews and columns, beginning today with a … Continue reading

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Probability for Students

I’ve had a lot of students over the years, and I’ve realized that even those who’ve taken a probability and statistics class often lack a gut feeling intuition about how to deal with data. I’ve written a (first draft, admittedly) … Continue reading

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Introducing Emmy Noether

Last week, I took a little poll here, on my twitter feed, on facebook, and among my students. I wanted to know if anyone had heard of Emmy Noether or of Noether’s Theorem. I don’t want to put my disappointed … Continue reading

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