# Featured Math Tidbit

## The World Is Getting More Mathematical

“In the past, one could get by on intuition and experience. Times have changed. Today, the name of the game is data.” — Steven D. Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics More and more, math is an essential tool to survive in today’s world. Math is a powerful tool for understanding the world, and almost everyone—from advertising […]

# Featured Career

## Government agencies and national laboratories

National laboratories hire students with strong mathematics backgrounds. Robert Berry is a mathematician who worked at Sandia National Labs on energy problems. Carol Meyers has a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in operations research. She works at Lawrence Livermore National Labs and has solved problems related to nuclear disarmament and emergency disaster preparedness. Emilie […]

# Featured Blog Post

## How to multiply large numbers faster!

Did you know there are several ways to multiply numbers? Mathematicians have found a faster way to multiply large numbers. Click here to learn more about their findings and the history of multiplication. Feel free to try it out next time you need to do some multiplication!