# Featured Math Tidbit

## Bounded Gap Conjecture

“Last week, Yitang “Tom” Zhang, a popular math professor at the University of New Hampshire, stunned the world of pure mathematics when he announced that he had proven the “bounded gaps” conjecture about the distribution of prime numbers—a crucial milestone on the way to the even more elusive twin primes conjecture, and a major achievement in […]

# Featured Career

## Financial analyst

Financial firms that deal with banking, investing, and trading employ mathematicians. These firms include Goldman Sachs, Capital One, RBS, ING, and Jane Street. In 2017, the BYU math department took a group of 18 students to Europe for four weeks to visit companies that hire mathematics students. One of the companies the group visited in […]

# Featured Blog Post

## Math in Photography

How does Math relate to beauty, art, and fashion? Jessica Wynne, a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York explored the beauty of math in her most recent project. She took creative photos of chalkboards that were labeled “Do Not Erase.” The results prove that beauty can be found in the most […]