A new world-wide initiative, Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, will tackle global issues such as natural disasters and sustainability. Mathematicians will dedicate the year 2013 to researching and finding solutions for problems plaguing our world. Another major objective of the project is to inform the public of the relevance of math in modern calamities….

Read MoreIt’s always fun to learn fun math facts about our calendaring system. Wired has an article that has just a few examples that you can read about. Just click here.

Read MoreBeginning in the 1990s, the world of origami was dramatically changed by the introduction of mathematical methods in origami design. The most successful was a set of techniques called “circle packing,” which was a systematic way of constructing any origami figure topologically equivalent to a tree graph. In the new millennium, circle packing has been…

Read MoreGrowing up kids often wonder how the math they learn in class is significant, other than to help them past 5th grade. Math teachers and parents return the whiny complaints with generally vague facts of how math is used everyday and everywhere, not just in school. Today, the growing use of math in a vast…

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