Mathematics

07.31.2018

Associate professor Charles Smart summits the Abelian sandpile.

Summer/17

Three mathematicians team up to advance Zimmer’s conjecture. Yes, that Zimmer.

Summer/17

Twins Laurie and Lynne Butler—one a UChicago chemistry professor, the other a double alumna—discuss math, horses, and a college boyfriend who never got them confused.

07.12.2017

Three mathematicians team up to advance Zimmer’s conjecture. Yes, that Zimmer. 

Spring/17

How Lucy Kaplansky, LAB’78, made a career of folk music.

Spring/17

How Ken Ono, AB’89, found life in and outside of math.

03.14.2017

How many digits of pi can you remember off the top of your head?

01.13.2016

Mathematician David Eisenbud answers readers’ questions.
July–Aug/15

Professor Sian Beilock explains how using the body helps students better learn science.

Jan–Feb/15

The harmonic convergence of mathematics and music.

Fall/14

Benson Farb imagines mathematics transformation through collaboration.