The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum?

7 hours ago — Evelyn Lamb

Any two rings are disconnected from one another, but together they cannot be separated

September 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

A roundup of my posts about mathematical art—#loveyourmath

September 29, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Hiking my way to a new appreciation of a classic mathematical paradox

September 26, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Save money and be the life of the next party with this one weird trick

September 11, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The power of logarithms, zero and the word or

August 30, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

In an important new book, Cathy O'Neil warns us that algorithms can and do perpetuate inequality

August 31, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The mathematics of the Olympic rings

August 19, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

The discoverer of the quaternions gets Lin Manuel-ized

August 15, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

Sphere packing—it's not just for oranges anymore

August 3, 2016 — Evelyn Lamb

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Blog Index Meet the Metallic Means The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum?

Read A Few of My Favorite Spaces: Borromean Rings Any two rings are disconnected from one another, but together they cannot be separated

Read Math Art to Love A roundup of my posts about mathematical art—#loveyourmath

Read Zeno on the Mountain Hiking my way to a new appreciation of a classic mathematical paradox

Read A Mathematical Birthday Life Hack Save money and be the life of the next party with this one weird trick

Read How Converting between Addition and Multiplication Makes Math Easier The power of logarithms, zero and the word or

Read Review: Weapons of Math Destruction In an important new book, Cathy O'Neil warns us that algorithms can and do perpetuate inequality

Read A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Connected Sum of Four Hopf Links The mathematics of the Olympic rings

Read The Mathematical Hamilton Parody You Never Knew You Needed The discoverer of the quaternions gets Lin Manuel-ized

Read Why You Should Care about High-Dimensional Sphere Packing Sphere packing—it's not just for oranges anymore

Read Dog Spies Explore the science behind the dog in your bed

Read Extinction Countdown News and research about endangered species from around the world

Read Food Matters Giving science a seat at the table

Read Frontiers for Young Minds Science by and for kids ages 8-15

Read Guest Blog Commentary invited by editors of Scientific American

Read Illusion Chasers Illusions, Delusions, and Everyday Deceptions

Read Life, Unbounded Discussion and news about planets, exoplanets, and astrobiology

Read MIND Guest Blog Commentary invited by editors of Scientific American Mind

Read Not bad science New discoveries in animal behavior and cognition

Read Observations STAFF Opinion, arguments & analyses from the editors of Scientific American

Read Plugged In More than wires - exploring the connections between energy, environment, and our lives

Read PsySociety Blogging At The Intersection Of Psych and Pop Culture

Read Roots of Unity Mathematics: learning it, doing it, celebrating it.

Read Rosetta Stones Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.

Read Running Ponies Take an animal degree

Read Meet the Metallic Means The golden ratio is familiar to many math enthusiasts—what about the silver ratio? Bronze? Aluminum?

Read A Few of My Favorite Spaces: Borromean Rings Any two rings are disconnected from one another, but together they cannot be separated

Read Math Art to Love A roundup of my posts about mathematical art—#loveyourmath

Read Zeno on the Mountain Hiking my way to a new appreciation of a classic mathematical paradox

Read A Mathematical Birthday Life Hack Save money and be the life of the next party with this one weird trick

Read How Converting between Addition and Multiplication Makes Math Easier The power of logarithms, zero and the word or

Read Review: Weapons of Math Destruction In an important new book, Cathy O'Neil warns us that algorithms can and do perpetuate inequality

Read A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Connected Sum of Four Hopf Links The mathematics of the Olympic rings

Read The Mathematical Hamilton Parody You Never Knew You Needed The discoverer of the quaternions gets Lin Manuel-ized

Read Why You Should Care about High-Dimensional Sphere Packing Sphere packing—it's not just for oranges anymore

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