The mathematical space called Cantor's leaky tent is connected but just barely: remove one point, and the whole thing falls apart.
Bob Bosch and Tom Wexler have developed a new way to make your favorite masterpieces into connect-the-dots puzzles. All you need is a little bit of quantification and a lot of computing time.
The topologist's sine curve is a classic example of a space that is connected but not path connected: you can see the finish line, but you can't get there from here.
Need some summer reading? How to Bake Pi by Eugenia Cheng and The Proof and the Pudding by Jim Henle show us that math and cooking have more in common than you might think.
Spherical geometry: it's part of this complete breakfast.
Last month, I wrote about the Cantor set, a mathematical space that is an interesting mix of small and large. It's small in the sense that its length is 0.
Two math communicators talk about how they got interested in math and how they share their enthusiasm with others
For Math Poetry Month, a poem about fractals
The history of hyperbolic geometry is filled with hyperbolic quotes, and I came across a beautiful one earlier this semester in my math history class.
When you're looking at it, it just stays there, constant and still. But if you turn your back for just an instant at a point in the Cantor set, the function grows impossibly quickly.
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