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Roots of Unity

Roots of Unity

Mathematics: learning it, doing it, celebrating it.

Bathroom, Mathroom

For World Toilet Day, an appreciation of the most mathematically interesting room in the house

November 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Henry Fowler's Favorite Theorem

The chair of the mathematics department at Diné College talks about what the Pythagorean Theorem intersects with his identity as a Navajo

November 16, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Eriko Hironaka's Favorite Theorem

The math book editor and professor emerita describes the theorem that made her believe she could be a mathematician and the music that pairs best with it

October 26, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

Household Chores for Mathematicians

Need a babysitter? Ask a combinatorialist. Baseboards dirty? A number theorist won't mind cleaning them. And other highly scientific recommendations for mathematicians to handle the housework

October 24, 2017 — Evelyn Lamb

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