Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel will begin a PhD in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this year. He graduated from Penn State with a 4.0 GPA. His PhD studies will focus on spectral graph theory, numerical linear algebra, and machine learning. In a previous interview, Urschel told a reporter that he spends…

Read MoreWhy does the falling curtain of chocolate on a chocolate fountain pull inwards rather than straight downwards? One mathematics student figured out that chocolate fountains follow the same pattern as ‘water bells, ‘ which fall inwards because of surface tension. You can make your own water bell at home by putting a pen vertically under…

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