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Build Your Own Fractal with MegaMenger!

Later this month, people will be gathering at museums and schools around the world to build giant Menger sponges as part of a global fractal extravaganza called MegaMenger.

October 9, 2014 — Evelyn Lamb
20th-Century Math Hidden in 15th-Century Art

20th-Century Math Hidden in 15th-Century Art

Art and science are often thought of as disparate entities, drawing on different strengths and different ways of thinking. This is surely true, but the disciplines also share patterns of thought and essential characteristics.

February 25, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Mathematics, Live: A Conversation with Katie Steckles and Laura Taalman

Katie Steckles is a math communicator based in Manchester, England. Laura Taalman is a Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University who has been on leave to work first as the Mathematician-in-Residence at the Museum of Mathematics in New York City, and now as Senior Product Manager for Education at the 3D-printer company MakerBot in Brooklyn. Both [...]

April 24, 2015 — Evelyn Lamb