A look at the FULL moon

Looking at the moon from Earth's surface can be quite a site, but it's a redundant one! It always points the same face toward us.

But now, using mathematics, scientists have developed a method for calculating a good description of the back side of the moon. Through their work, we know more about its giant craters as well as a magma ocean that once existed on the moon's far side.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.



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Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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