Patterns appear widely throughout nature and math, from the Fibonacci spirals of sea shells to the periodicity of crystals. But certain math problems can sometimes trick the human solver into seeing...
A pair of researchers, one with the Paris School of Economics, the other with CNRS, UMR8545, Paris-Jourdan Sciences-Economiques, has found a possible reason for the gender gap in math fields—girls...
Rev. Dr. C. Chappell Temple is the lead pastor of Christ Church (UMC) in Sugar Land, Texas. An elder in the Texas Conference, he has been a delegate to the last four General Conferences, and holds...
Hot off the heels of the U.S. women’s World Cup victory, hollywood and the media jumped at the pseudo-issue that is a pay disparity between women and men players, parroting the line that the gals...
High schoolers who take music courses score significantly better on exams in certain other subjects, including math and science, than their non-musical peers, according to a study published by the...
Last week, the Caribbean Court of Justice upheld the order of operations from mathematics and, in doing so, caused the government of Guyana to fall. TTT News describes the aftermath of the appellate...
The word starch brings to mind for many people either a food component or something used to stiffen clothing—but its use covers much territory. Starch is used in a wide variety of food and non-food...
Greetings, preachers! It’s Math Sunday, better known as Trinity Sunday for those who follow the liturgical calendar. The Sunday when somehow one and three are equal.
Everyone loves puzzles, right? This math puzzle from the YouTuber Numberphile poses a simple question: How can a mouse escape from a cat. But wait! It's not just a mouse running on the ground.
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| 5/31/2019
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A math teacher has adopted one of his students so he could get a kidney transplant. Damien, 13, has been in and out of foster care all his life, and has battled kidney failure since he was eight...
Did a team of mathematicians just take a big step toward answering a 160-year-old, million-dollar question in mathematics? Maybe. The crew did solve a number of other, smaller questions in a field...
Did a team of mathematicians just take a big step toward answering a 160-year-old, million-dollar question in mathematics? Maybe. The crew did solve a number of other, smaller questions in a field...
Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, " I Will Teach You To Be Rich." Sethi believes anyone can learn to be good with money, and it starts with automating your cash flow.
Next time you listen to a favorite tune or wonder at the beauty of a natural sound, you might also end up pondering the math behind the music. You will, anyway, if you spend any time talking with...
An unprecedented decline in nature’s animal and plant species is supposedly looming, according to a UN body charged with developing a knowledge base for preservation of the planet’s biodiversity.
Teachers have long known that to reach learners, developing instruction that relates to those students' experiences can be a valuable tool. That is as true for mathematics as other subjects, yet...
Last night, the UK was generating 530,000 KW of wind and solar power, two percent of their needs. Tesla fast chargers use 150KW, so all of the solar/wind power in Britain being generated last night...
Depending on whom you believe, Former President Barack Hussein Obama either refused to endorse his Former Vice-President, Joe Biden, or “Sleepy Joe” asked him not to.
A prime number theory equation by mathematics professor emeritus Carl Pomerance turned up on The Big Bang Theory, where it was scrawled on a white board in the background of the hit sitcom about a...
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| 4/22/2019
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One-half of the world's ultimate power couple is opening up about her very priavte life with a very public figure. In her new book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, Melinda...
If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the Internet age, it’s that journalists make a lot of mistakes. (Believe me, I’ve made my share of boneheaded ones.) But there are a few areas where...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempt at math today may explain why the national debt has never been higher. Appearing on CNN from Dublin, Ireland, Pelosi was attempting to distract from awkward...
Just as “Space Jam” didn’t star Michael Jordan by himself, neither can “Space Jam 2” focus exclusively on LeBron James. Charles Barkley, Shawn Bradley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, and Muggsy...
Michigan high school students are going above and beyond the required math curriculum, likely an effect of the state's graduation requirements, finds new research from Michigan State University.
Mathematics is useful, and indeed beautiful: the thought of the infinite series of prime numbers is as awe-inspiring as a night sky crowded with stars. But you can have too much of a good thing.
In mathematics, no researcher works in true isolation. Even those who work alone use the theorems and methods of their colleagues and predecessors to develop new ideas.
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| 4/1/2019
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A Long Island middle school math teacher has been fired from her job after a topless selfie she'd sent to a former boyfriend turned up in the hands of a student.
Some News Plus magazines -- like Wired, shown here on the left -- are beautifully formatted for phone screens. Others, like Consumer Reports, are just scans, which require a lot of zooming and...
In 1891, when the German biologist Hans Driesch split two-cell sea urchin embryos in half, he found that each of the separated cells then gave rise to its own complete, albeit smaller, larva.
If you hated math, then calculators were your best friends. That hasn’t changed for the adults in us. From the ancient abacus to the latest smartphone app, the humble calculator has helped you keep...
Does a new genetic analysis finally reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper? Forensic scientists say they have finally identified Jack the Ripper, the notorious serial killer who terrorized the...
U.S. mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck won this year’s Abel Prize, becoming the first woman to take home the prestigious math award, the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters announced March 19.
BOSTON—MRI scanners can map a person's innards in exquisite detail, but they say little about composition. Now, physicists are pushing MRI to a new realm of sensitivity to trace specific...
MSNBC hosts Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle devoted the end of their 1pm EST hour Friday to hyping a climate change alarmist book, The Uninhabitable Earth, by New York magazine’s deputy editor David...
These findings contrast with previous evidence suggesting the specific importance of math skills for economic achievement. "Considering preterm and low-birthweight individuals' multiple...
Pi Day is a cheeky celebration of the mathematical constant found by dividing a circle’s circumference by its diameter, which is 3.14 when rounded to two decimal points.
How does a biblical worldview ground math? Is math a reflection of the mind of God (which we recognize because His creation is orderly, and to some degree reflects His nature)—similar to laws of...
Google on Wednesday emitted a TensorFlow preview, finally put its Edge TPU hardware on sale, and rolled out its dreaded robo-caller Duplex, all amid its annual Tensorflow developer conference in...
Applicants for teaching positions at the University of California’s many campuses now have to prove their commitment to the institution’s various “diversity” initiatives.
Applicants looking to teach mathematics at the University of California campuses are evaluated based on their past contributions to “diversity.” According to the current job postings for these...
The fabric of space and time is widely believed by physicists to be emergent, stitched out of quantum threads according to an unknown pattern. And for 22 years, they’ve had a toy model of how...
When Senator Elizabeth Warren this week proposed creating an enormous new entitlement program that would deliver free or affordable child care to every American family with a young child, she put...
There is an old newsroom saying that I have found often holds true: journalist + math = correction. This comical equation exemplifies how often people working in newsrooms just get math wrong in...
Processor designer Arm will, we're told, today pull the wraps off its Armv8.1-M architecture for crafting next-gen 32-bit microcontrollers. This technology is expected to be the foundation of future...
Those with an external locus of control would believe there is little point in making an effort as what happens to them is due to luck and circumstances, in contrast with internally controlled people...
If math is the language of the universe, bees may have just uttered their first words. New research suggests these busybodies of the insect world are capable of addition and subtraction—using colors...
BY: David Rutz Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) used some fuzzy math on Thursday while making a point on pay gaps at a hearing about raising the minimum wage. Omar - Missouri - McDonald - Shift - Manager...
The LA Times published an article recently taking Tesla CEO Elon Musk to task over claims that the company’s Model 3 vehicle cost $35,000 — after factoring in potential savings on gas compared to a...
Math can be deeply complex and elegant. It can explain how the planets move through space and how the particles that make up the universe interact. And while honeybees can't yet write out Einstein's...
Researchers have found bees can do basic mathematics, in a discovery that expands our understanding of the relationship between brain size and brain power. Building on their finding that honeybees...