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Math Games
It’s going to be 2 in a row with regards to the kidscience 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
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
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
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
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