'Math Anxiety' Is Real, and Your Teachers Are Probably to Blame
Adults have an impact on students' math anxiety, but that can change.
Honey Bees Are the First Insect Known to Grasp the Concept of Zero
By giving bees visual math quizzes, scientists discovered that these insects know a null set when they see one.
The Forgotten Female Codebreaker Who Helped America Defeat the Nazis
Elizebeth Smith Friedman broke Nazi Enigma machines and busted South American spy rings before being written out of history by powerful men. A new biography aims to change all that.
Mathematicians Race to Debunk German Man Who Claimed to Solve One of the Most Important Computer Science Questions of Our Time
Norbert Blum's solve for the infamous 'P vs NP' problem "passes many filters of seriousness," but does it hold up?
Meet the Artists Who Want the "Pi Project" to Become the Biggest Installation in the World
Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher’s 'Pi Project' will see them track, over decades and across the globe, a near endless series of sculptures based on pi’s numerical sequence.
Slick Alien-Horned 3D Sculptures Seem to Spin Forever
‘BLOOMS 2’ is here to entice, astonish, and make you excited about math.
Zaha Hadid Team Turns Airflow into Architecture
A new mathematics gallery at London's Science Museum is the first permanent exhibition space designed by the late Zaha Hadid.
Data Viz Charts the Rise (And Fall) of Pokémon GO
Kirell Benzi deconstructs the hype around the viral sensation of the summer.
Algorithmic Frame "Paintings" Remove the Art, But Not The Artistry
The art of framing and math find common ground in Taylor Holland's 'Fra[mes]' series.
Minimalist Optical Patterns Emerge in Max Cooper’s New Music Video
For Max Cooper’s track “Waves,” experimental video artist Kevin McGloughlin conjures hypnotic, minimalist waveforms.
Figure Painting and Black Holes Collide in Vibrant Geometries
What happens when a math student/graffiti kid takes to painting?
Mathematicians Still Years from Verifying Nightmare 500-Page Proof
Shinichi Mochizuki's proof of the abc conjecture remains an enigma.