Room for All

Many have observed mathematics as a male-dominated science. But studies are showing that more women than ever are entering the field as well.

It’s not just a major for future educators. If you have math skills, it’s worth your time to consider studying mathematics. (Have you seen the careers section of this site?)

The math of nature

Math can teach us a lot about our world. Just as Isaac Newton used calculus to describe the motion of planets, the shapes of the natural world around us can be described by mathematics.

A university professor from Harvard explains how he uses mathematical models to better understand "the geometry of the universe’s hidden dimensions."

At the same time, he also works to dispell perceptions about math, explaining that mathematicians are scientists who are simply trying to understand the principles of our surroundings.

Read this article on the work of Professor Shing-Tung Yau.