Mathematics Archive

Chris Spicer, Morningside College – 73

Everyone has a favorite number. Chris Spicer, associate professor of mathematics at Morningside College, explains why

Della Dumbaugh, University of Richmond – Political Conflict and American Mathematics

On University of Richmond Week: Mathematics is influenced by political events. Della Dumbaugh, professor of mathematics,

Peter Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Data Set Analysis

On Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Week: Are the secrets to solving our problems hiding in plain sight?

Tamas Budavari, Johns Hopkins University – Using Astronomy Tools to Fight Urban Decay

To fix urban decay, look to the stars. Tamas Budavari, assistant professor in the department of

Caleb Everett, University of Miami – Anumeric Societies

Could we live our lives without numbers? Caleb Everett, anthropological linguistics professor at the University of

David Zuckerman, University of Texas at Austin – Randomness

How do you have a breakthrough in randomness? David Zuckerman, professor in the department of computer

Chris Westbury, University of Alberta – Mathematical Theory of Humor

What makes you laugh? Chris Westbury, professor in the department of psychology at the University of

Martin Krieger, University of Southern California – Primes and Particles

What used to be simple, may now be more complex. Martin Krieger, professor of planning at

Sasha Dall, University of Exeter – Genes as Cues for Development

What do your genes say about you? Sasha Dall, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Ecology at the

Tom Stace, University of Queensland – New Standards of Measurements

Do we need to update our standards of measurements? Thomas Stace, associate professor in the school